Category Archives: Books

Three great books in a row – what are the odds?

Because I have a Kindle and subscribe to BookBub, many of my book purchases are based primarily on cost. If it costs less than five bucks, there’s a good chance I will read it. Closer to ten? Well, then it … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

I had been holding off on reading The Martian, not because I thought I wouldn’t like it, but because I have an aversion to anything which is insanely popular (except Gangnam Style – I still love that thing). And last … Continue reading

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Review – Ready Player One

Because I’m always the last one on the block to glom onto anything, I just finished Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. I had put off reading it for so long just because it was so popular, but I unexpectedly … Continue reading

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RIP Sir Terry

The internet has been awash with tributes to Terry Pratchett, and so I have been loath to post my own tribute lest it seem like bandwagon jumping. But he is my favourite author, and so I at least wanted to … Continue reading

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How the Kindle ruined my life.

I read like I breathe. It’s part of me and it’s my first diversion in the face of free time (and, not infrequently when I should actually be doing something else). Living in close proximity to the US border, my … Continue reading

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