Monthly Archives: March 2019

Game of Thrones: Season 3 Review

The great Game of Thrones rewatch in anticipation of the final season continues!  Traveling for a week and a half put me way behind, but I’m back home and back on track now.  Season 3 may be the best single … Continue reading

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Review of The Walking Dead Vol. 31 by Robert Kirkman

A long-term comics story requires a certain ebb and flow.  Not every volume of The Walking Dead can have massive set pieces.  Nor would we want it to.  And the comics do a much better job than the show at … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones: Season 2 Review

My great rewatch in anticipation of the final season of Game of Thrones continues!  On to season 2! Season 2 surely falls the farthest short of its source material.  Books 4 and 5 are markedly weaker than the first three.  … Continue reading

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Titanshade is a Meaty, Inventive Fantasy Noir

For a book set in a wildly inventive fantasy world, Titanshade feels damn real.  And not just because they have 8-track players.  Most of the characters fit into well-worn roles—jaded veteran cop, earnest rookie cop, angry police captain, dirty ex-cop, … Continue reading

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2019 Bookish Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions—who needs them!  They mostly deal with boring stuff like diet and exercise.  I only want to talk about books.  So bookish resolutions.  Those are still cool.  So cool they are still worth making in March. I made … Continue reading

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February 2019 Month-in-Review

Man, it really felt like February flew by.  Like it doesn’t have as many days as every other month or something.  And it shows! After 21 posts in January, I managed to limit myself to 15 posts in February (a … Continue reading

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Wyrd and Wonder: calling all fantasy fans

Last May, an intrepid band of like-minded bloggers and book lovers devoted themselves to all things fantasy. Lisa, Jorie and I will be heading out in search of dragons, magic and Faerie again this year. Will you join us for…

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