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Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher, illustrated by Ardian Syaf

Welcome to the Jungle/The Dresden Files
by Jim Butcher
illustrated by Ardian Syaf
DelRey/Ballentine Books

When a security guard is brutally killed at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the police call in the only man who can get to the bottom of things when the cause of death is supernatural.   392 more words

Books I Love: Cold Days

When I’m not writing, I make sure to spend some quality time with books–because my love of reading is what sparked my love of writing in the first place! 647 more words


Just Getting Started: Learning From Some Early Works

We all have to start somewhere, right?

I recently read three works that are first efforts, or first published works, by three different authors. All science fiction, because that’s me *grin*. 1,364 more words


Summer Knight: Let’s Talk About Faeries.

One of my favorite literary genres (and cinematic and comic book at that) is hardboiled noir. I absolutely love private eyes. From the classic works of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, and Mickey Spillane to the more contemporary versions like Michael Chabon’s… 1,287 more words

Page Turners

Past Works

I started this blog post several weeks ago in my old writing notebook.  For those of you who aren’t in the know, I still carry around with me a beat up notebook that I got when I was a junior in high school (about 14 years ago).   622 more words


Book Review: Fool Moon (The Dresden Files #2)

Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Fool Moon is your typical “Harry Dresden” book. Pretty much enjoyable (and funny as anything!). 435 more words


Book Reviews: The Dresden Files [Books 5-7] by Jim Butcher

Death Masks by Jim Butcher

Blood Rites by Jim Butcher

Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

The Dresden Files
by Jim Butcher

I can definitely see why Jim Butcher is considered a staple in the Urban Fantasy genre – he has an excellent main character (who is a tad whiny at times, but that’s kind of why I like him), loads of paranormal that will continually ding your creep-o-meter (even though I admit it doesn’t take much to set mine off), and plenty of action, humor, and intrigue. 762 more words