Shakespeare, William: My thoughts

There have been a couple of books that I’ve read lately that reminded me of my experiences with William Shakespeare. These books are: Philippa Ballantines Chasing the Bard and Deborah Harkness’ Shadow of Night. I feel kind of pretentious in writing about William Shakespeare’s. I will not pretend that I have read all his work, … Continue reading Shakespeare, William: My thoughts


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Estep, Jennifer: Spider’s Bite (Elemental Assassin I) (2010)

Jennifer Estep‘s Ashland, Tennessee, is like many corrupt cities/towns/countries. “Ashland might have a working police force and government, but the city was really run by one woman. Mab Monroe.” Monroe is your typical mobster. She has a respectable front powered by charity, fund-raising and activities appearing to give back to the community. Behind that façade, … Continue reading Estep, Jennifer: Spider’s Bite (Elemental Assassin I) (2010)

Ballantine, Philippa: Chasing The Bard (2005)

Cover Art by Alex White of the Gearheart Wow, what a touching novel Chasing The Bard turned out to be. Philippa Ballantine of New Zealand has done an excellent job in portraying that sense of superiority that sometimes comes with privilege in her portrayal of the fey and humans. William Shakespeare and the Goddess of … Continue reading Ballantine, Philippa: Chasing The Bard (2005)

Pratchett, Terry: Industrial Revolution/Ankh-Morpork series

MOVING PICTURES (1990) While the earliest technological items we’ve seen on the Discworld were the iconograph, Moving Pictures takes the technology a step further and uses an imp- and salamander movie camera and projector. However, certain problems occur as a result of the experimentation with new technology, as always happens when people play around with new … Continue reading Pratchett, Terry: Industrial Revolution/Ankh-Morpork series