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Posts Tagged ‘Books

Ender in Exile

November 11, 2008

Today Orson Scott Card’s newest addition to the slew of Ender Wiggins books entitled, Ender in Exile, was released. I have very mixed feelings about this book for a couple of different reasons.¬† Firstly, it is being called the first true sequel to the classic novel Ender’s Game, which is a book I’ve read (and […]

Read Downtown Owl

September 27, 2008

It’s not often that I talk about books on this blog (which is actually kind of weird because I make a living talking about books) but after reading some short reviews my dear friend Emily recently wrote, I thought that maybe I should start. I just recently read Downtown Owl, Chuck Klosterman‘s first work of […]

Book Review: Stephen King’s On Writing

August 16, 2008

I thought I would try something new and start reviewing books on a semi regular basis. Talking about books isn’t something new to me, in fact I kind of get paid to do it, but it is quite rare that I actually record my thoughts in words. I thought it would be fitting to start […]

Stuff White People Like

July 27, 2008

I was perusing the selection of books in the humor section at work the other day (NOTE: To pay the bills I work at a very large bookstore) and Christian Lander’s book Stuff White People Like caught my eye. I had previously heard about Lander’s book and website from the Revision 3 show Internet Superstar. […]

Arthur C. Clarke Dies at Age 90

March 19, 2008

I really have very little to say about Arthur C. Clarke, obviously he had a huge impact on the world of science and science fiction literature, but I’m ashamed to admit I have read very little of his work. I’m quite aware of it, 2001: A Space Odyssey¬† was fantastic, but I’m no expert on […]