Since The Cuckoo's Calling, I've enjoyed the Cormoran Strike series, written by J.K. Rowling as Robert Galbraith. Each entry has been a mind-tickling, exciting mystery in the old-style gumshoe detective vein, with all of the flourishes that made Rowling's Harry Potter books so enjoyable — … Continue reading
It is difficult to know whether the elegiac mood I felt while reading The Shepherd's Crown was due to the book itself or to the fact that the fifth Tiffany Aching novel (and forty-first Discworld novel) was in fact the late Sir Terry Pratchett's final work.
The Shepherd's Crown focuses on the … Continue reading
Along with Ruth Schwartz, I'm going to be offering a presentation at the monthly meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Assocation ambitiously titled All Things Amazon!
Come join us in lovely Novato — the meeting is from 9:00–4:00, but our presentation is from 11:00–12:15. (There … Continue reading
Here's your chance to hear Stillpoint author Lynn Bornstein read from her critically acclaimed debut book, Laura English!
On September 20, Bornstein will read from her novel of romance, glamour, and intrigue, which Readers' Favorite called "a must read," at the Larkspur Public Library. Afterward, … Continue reading
I Know (Je sais) by Ito Naga
We usually think of science and poetry as inhabiting very different parts of the human mind, of human culture. When an astrophysicist who spends his days exploring the frontiers of the unknown writes a book of poems called I Know (Je Sais), we might pay some attention. … Continue reading