Today marks the release of John Scalzi’s newest book, The God Engines. In order to promote it, Scalzi and Subterranean Press have released the first chapter of the novella for free. It’s a change from Scalzi’s military/political science fiction norm (which I’ve only recently discovered), but from what I can see, The God Engines’ dark… Continue reading John Scalzi’s The God Engines – Free First Chapter
“Huh.” When I finished Under the Dome, that’s all I could say. I just closed the novel and contemplated the ending. I couldn’t say anything else but “huh.” And for me, that’s high praise. Ashamed as I am to say it, Under the Dome is the first novel I’ve finished since June. I’ve listened to… Continue reading Review: Stephen King’s Under the Dome
I want a Kindle for Christmas. If I don’t get a Kindle for Christmas, I plan on saving a few dollars here and there until I can afford one. There are to real reasons I want want a Kindle: 1.) I like reading new books and 2.) hardcover books are uncomfortable. I often buy my… Continue reading Where are Ebooks in the Future of Publishing?
Tomorrow, November 10th, Stephen King’s newest novel Under the Dome is being released. If you haven’t realized it yet, I’m a huge fan of King’s, and I hold his newer novels (anything since Cell) in very high regard. Even with the somewhat lackluster Just After Sunset, I think King’s most recent books rival his classics… Continue reading Stephen King’s Under the Dome: Expectations
Whether I like it or not, my education has made me more of a literary snob than I once was or really want to be. It’s not intentional, but I seem to be unable to read anything without putting a critical slant on it or dissecting it in some way. I have been trained, whether… Continue reading The Worth of Franchise Fiction