Monthly Archives: June 2013

Review: The Emperor’s Edge (The Emperor’s Edge #1) by Lindsay Buroker

Genre: Fantasy Format: Kindle ebook Publisher: Lindsay Buroker (November 22, 2010) How I got this book: Bought (This book is currently being offered for FREE at several online retailers.) Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she … Continue reading

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Review: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

Genre: Fiction Format: Trade Paperback Publisher: Crown (September 12, 2006) How I got this book: Bought Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s last book signing tour

On Wednesday I attended Neil Gaiman‘s book signing for his new novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane.  He and Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus, talked for about an hour, he read from Ocean, and he answered questions from the audience. … Continue reading

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Books to Screen: World War Z movie release day!

The movie World War Z, starring Brad Pitt, comes out today.  If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the awesome-looking trailer: The movie is based on the bestselling novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks.  It’s an … Continue reading

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New Trailer! The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The first trailer has just been released for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, coming out December 13, 2013! I loved The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), and I can’t wait for the second movie in the planned trilogy.  I’m especially looking forward to seeing … Continue reading

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New Cover! Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas + Throne of Glass Novella Reviews

Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas has a new cover!  It matches the cover style of the Throne of Glass paperback edition, which also includes a teaser for Crown of Midnight at the end.  The expected publication date is … Continue reading

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BEA 2013 Power Reader Recap

On Saturday, I attended Book Expo America (an annual publishing industry convention, held this year in New York City) as a Power Reader.  The first event I went to was the Adult Book & Author Breakfast where Chris Matthews, Helen Fielding, … Continue reading

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