Archive for the 'Books' Category

May Books

by Jennifer on Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Two already-published books this month, which is up from zero last month. Actually, with everything else that I was reading for work, it just took me quite a while to get through this one: Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, edited by Ekaterina Sedia: I had an advance copy and have been “sneaking” a […]

Books for March and April

by Michael on Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Almost all of these books were read in March, as April found me mainly reading things that didn’t have covers. Uglies by Scott Westerfield [4.5/5] This was my first Scott Westerfield book, and I thought it definitely lived up to the hype. The writing was smooth, the characters engaging, and it never gave the sense […]

April Books

by Jennifer on Monday, May 5th, 2008

Nothing. Nada. Zilch. That’s published already, that is. Guess I just had too many clients with manuscripts due in April. Check back next month to see if that status has changed….

March Books

by Jennifer on Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld : Given the buzz for this series, I was worried it wouldn’t live up to all the praise. But I was wrong to be concerned in this case. This was a really intriguing book with a lot of compelling character detail and a way to look at societal perceptions from a […]

Paper Cities

by Michael on Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Today is the release date for Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, edited by Ekaterina Sedia. I was lucky enough to get an advance copy a few weeks ago, and I’ve been enjoying it a lot. Paper Cities is an eclectic collection of fantastic stories that are about, obviously enough, cities. While that makes […]