Bookpile: June 2012

Stagecraft Fundamentals: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production – It’s a textbook, it seems. But one of the most untextbookily written textbooks I’ve ever read. Is it the topic area? As in, you get a lot more creative types in the theater department than the history department, so theater…

Bookpile: May 2012

Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, Book 1) – We’re fans of the cop drama Castle thanks to my sister. It’s a buddy cop story with a twist in that she’s a detective and he’s actually a mystery/thriller writer shadowing her. The whole thing starts getting a wee bit confusing because Castle’s an…

Bookpile: April 2012

Shatter: The Children of Man: Book One – Dang. Can I like a book and yet be completely annoyed with it at the same time? She created this cool world, developed really engaging characters, but then proceeded to leave me completely in the dark about the world and the rules…

Bookpile: March 2012

Snuff: A Novel of Discworld (Discworld Novels) – God bless Terry Pratchett. I can always count on him to entertain me wildly. And the Inspector Vimes are always my favorites, although Ventari is starting to rub off on him just a bit. Still, lovely romp out in the country this…

Bookpile: February 2012

Behind, behind, behind. Started a whole heap of new projects at the same time and trying to diversify my online holdings and … . Well, you get the picture. Fireflies in December – Meh. Wasn’t bad, just wasn’t all that great either. Got it as a free Kindle download and…