After months and months (almost a year, actually) of promising to read In Memory of Greed, I was finally able to purchase it. I had read the reviews and I consider the author, Al Boudreau, to be a very dear friend. It is certainly a purchase I do not regret making. I don’t do “stars” for my reviews, as I see stars to be hardly more than a label and they cannot do great books the justice they deserve. That said, In Memory of Greed, has been one of the best books I’ve read so far this year. I’m going [...]
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Once again, Michael R. Hicks has amazed me with his talent. I’ll admit it did take me some time to finish reading Season of the Harvest, but I did complete it. (My e-reader vanished, reappeared, wouldn’t charge, etc.) I was not disappointed. In Season of the Harvest, Hicks takes something that seems so trivial in our everyday life and turns it into something so bone-chillingly scary (in a science fiction way, not a gory horror way) that it leaves the reader wondering if it could really happen. When an amazing scientific break-through of questionable means surfaces, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are [...]
I was thinking the other day that it’s been a little bit since I last wrote something. It’s been even longer since I last blogged. So today, before I watch the Broncos stomp the Patriots (yes, I’m a Bronco fan, get over it), I decided I’d post a little update for those interested. I’ve finally pulled myself out of the depression that has been hampering my writing and reading. While I haven’t done too much in the way of writing, I’ve certainly started reading again. For Christmas, I received a Kindle. I was finally able to finish Season of the [...]