Overall Rating: 4 Stars (Really Liked It!) These two books, starting with Going Postal (Discworld #33), are now my all-time favorites when it comes to books that make you laugh. Terry Pratchett is high satire at its best, writing Moist Vol Lipwig as he scrambles his way into restoring the Ankh-Morpork Post Office to glory. … Continue reading Book Review: Going Postal and Making Money by Terry Pratchett
Overall Rating: 4 stars (Really Liked It!) Anyone who is interested in the Wheel of Time has probably done their own research on Brandon Sanderson, but let me wrap up some of the facts here; Brandon didn't ask for this. He is a die-hard of the books, and grew up reading them like you and … Continue reading Book Reviews: The Gathering Storm and Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Overall Rating: 4 stars (Really Liked It!) I read 5 Wheel of Time Books this year because I wanted to catch up with the series, now that Sanderson is working on the last installment. As I've posted before, I had a hard time continuing with Robert Jordan books. It felt like he was slowing things … Continue reading Book Reviews: Knife of Dreams and New Spring by Robert Jordan
Overall Rating: 3 Stars (Liked It!) Monster Hunter International is, as Brandon Sanderson said, "An Ode to how fun it is to shoot things in the face." Owen is a large man, a gun-nut, and an accountant. The book begins when he ends up shoving his werewolf boss out the window. Yes, it's that kind … Continue reading Book Review: Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia
At Worldcon one of my favorite Panels was titled, "Beyond Harry Potter: What other Young Adult Fiction Everyone - Adults Included - Should Be Reading." The panelists were Ellen Asher, Susan Chang, Laura Frankos, Dan Wells, and Andrew Wheeler. I took down a 90% accurate list of the suggestions of the panelists, as well as … Continue reading YA Books You Should Be Reading
This week, Ian and I are paying a visit to RENOvation. It's Worldcon, a very large fan convention that hosts many authors, editors, agents, artists, costume makers, game designers, cartoonists, and much more. To give you an idea of what to expect, George R. R. Martin, Dr. Demento, and Brandon Sanderson are here, to name … Continue reading WorldCon Ho!
I don't know, there's something about us Red Personality types... we LOVE progress. I began this tiny side-project toward the beginning of the year, when I first started Demigod Diaries. I was also beginning to write a lot more often for this blog. Between these two blogs and writing for school, I felt like I … Continue reading Progress Reports in Excel