Stephen King: On Writing and Lisey’s Story Review Short and snappy as it is, Stephen King’s On Writing really contains two books: a fondly sardonic autobiography and a tough-love lesson for aspiring novelists. The memoir is terrific stuff, a vivid description of how a writer grew out of a misbehaving kid. You’re right there with the young author as he’s tormented […]

Dance with the Devil by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Publisher’s Summary Zarek’s point of view: “Dark-Hunter: a soulless guardian who stands between mankind and those who would see mankind destroyed. Yeah, right. The only part of that Code of Honor I got was eternity and solitude. “Insanity: A condition many say I suffer from after being alone for so long. But I don’t suffer […]

Summer Lovin’, Summer Readin’

I am putting together my summer reading list and am having a hard time keeping the list at a reasonable number.  There are some awesome recent releases that I am dying to get my hands on.  I’ve also decided to renew one or two classics; you know, the ones that never get old no matter […]

47 by Walter Mosley

Publisher’s Summary In his first book for young adults, best-selling author Walter Mosley deftly weaves historical and speculative fiction into a powerful narrative about the nature of freedom. 47 is a young slave boy living under the watchful eye of a brutal slave master. His life seems doomed until he meets a mysterious run-away slave, […]