Book Meme Day 27: The Most Surprising Plot Twist or Ending

To spoil, or not to spoil, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler on the blog to make known The most outrageous secrets of a book, Or to write vaguely about an author’s ciphers, And by saying naught preserve them? Not to spoil, I think. Why should I rob you of the joy of discoveryContinue reading “Book Meme Day 27: The Most Surprising Plot Twist or Ending”

Book Meme Day 1: Best Book from Last Year

And we’re off! The first post of this month’s Book Meme requires me to choose the best book I read last year. Oh boy. I shall have to find a definition for “best.” Great. Well, considering how many of the other meme topics are about my “favorite” this or that, I shall define “best” inContinue reading “Book Meme Day 1: Best Book from Last Year”

News as of April 3

So! I am preparing my episode-by-episode review of Doctor Who Series 2, with David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor. It will probably still take a little while to finish, but I’ve got more notes on each episode than I did for the previous series, so hopefully it’ll go faster by comparison. Also, I finished myContinue reading “News as of April 3”

Book Review: “Tigana” by Guy Gavriel Kay

Title: Tigana Author: Guy Gavriel Kay Format: Novel, stand-alone Pages: 673 Published: 1990 Reason for Beginning: Recommended to me by numerous sources as one of the truly great fantasy novels of recent times. Reason for Finishing: It’s one of the most engrossing and well-written books I’ve read. Spoiler-free Synopsis: In the Peninsula of the Palm,Continue reading “Book Review: “Tigana” by Guy Gavriel Kay”