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The Dresden Files: Epic Noir in the Windy City

Sad as it is to know, there are fans of fantasy out there who have not yet readĀ The Dresden Files. This is like being a fan of sci-fi and never having seenĀ  1,274 more words


When Harry Met Tori

Look at that side-eye…

When I first met Harry Dresden, we didn’t get along very well. There were two things that made me hesitant to like the series too much. 1,207 more words


Friday Review: Fool Moon (Dresden Files #2) by Jim Butcher

Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In Fool Moon, Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden, Chicago’s only practicing wizard/private detective is back. Unfortunately for Harry, his last dealings with Karin Murphy, head of Chicago PD’s Special Investigations Unit, left her not trusting him very much, and that has resulted in Harry’s main source of income- consultation gigs with SIU- pretty much dried up. 400 more words


Geek Lit: Clean (Mindspace Investigations Book 1)

I tend toward the urban fantasy end for ongoing series where a first person narrator investigates some crime, so what’s going on on the science fiction end of such things? 673 more words


"Storm Front" by Jim Butcher

While not my first review of 2016, Storm Front was my first read, and therefore gets a shoutout for kicking off my 2016 Goodreads shelf. (I take the Goodreads Reading Challenge very seriously, a fact which has led to more than one obsessive December trying to reach my goal.) 630 more words

Book Review

Best Books of 2015

(Cross-published on the WriteClub blog)

I usually start each year with a round-up of all the books I read in the previous year, and highlight the ones that I thought were the best. 963 more words


Geek Lit: Plain-Dealing Villain (Daniel Faust Book 4)

Daniel Faust, mage and con man, finished off his first trilogy of novels by disposing of a particularly nasty villain who either didn’t know or didn’t care that her plans would destroy all of creation. 508 more words