Monthly Archives: April 2020

The Dark Continent is an Enjoyable, if Unmemorable Entry in the Ubermensch Sub-genre

I picked The Dark Continent up as a comfort read.  An apocalyptic novel in an apocalypse is a funny kind of comfort read, maybe, but that isn’t why I picked it up.  I didn’t pick it up because it is … Continue reading

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John Bullard on the Texas Frontier and REH’s Beyond The Black River at Adventures Fantastic

I commented when I first read Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories two and a half years ago (has it been so long?) that Beyond the Black River was one of my favorite of his stories.  I also commented that it … Continue reading

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Whiskey and Book Club ep. 1 with Andrea from The Little Red Reviewer

Between transitioning at work and taking care of a toddler most of the day, and the stress of watching COVID-19 chew through America, I don’t have a lot of time and energy for reading and less for writing blog posts.  … Continue reading

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March 2020 Month-in-Review

How is it that I read so few books in March when it was at least five months long?  March was . . . wild.  No, that isn’t the right word for sitting at home on lockdown.  But it certainly … Continue reading

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