Archive for September, 2003

Flaming Monkey

by Michael on Monday, September 29th, 2003

For those who might be interested, I’ve started yet another weblog, this time devoted to gaming. I doubt I’ll end up posting as often as people like Jack or Arref, but hopefully I’ll keep up a steady flow of content.

The Curse of Chalion

by Jennifer on Monday, September 29th, 2003

The Curse of Chalion [4.5/5] by Lois McMaster Bujold (HarperTorch, a division of HarperCollins, Oct 2002) Making a decided departure from her well-known Vorkosigan saga, Bujold delivers a fantasy novel full of intrigue. Cazaril, betrayed and crippled, thinking to throw himself upon the mercy of his former employer, instead finds himself appointed as the tutor […]

Richard Shindell

by Jennifer on Wednesday, September 24th, 2003

Even though we were exhausted by the return trip from ACN, there was no question about whether we’d be attending the Shindell concert last night at The Iron Horse. Though we anticipated a short set as there was previously another scheduled for later that evening, we were instead treated to a longer show. Even better, […]

Swords of Haven

by Jennifer on Sunday, September 14th, 2003

Swords of Haven: Hawk & Fisher [2/5] by Simon R. Green (Roc Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, July 1999) This is an omnibus volume containing the first three novels in a series about two city guards in the gritty fantasy city of Haven. A husband and wife team, Hawk and Fisher, work the streets […]

Look to Windward

by Michael on Friday, September 5th, 2003

Look to Windward by Iain M. Banks [4/5] I had been wanting to read one of Iain M. Banks‘ novels for some time, mainly because of his excellent reputation, so when this one was touted as being accessible to newcomers to his work, I decided to get it. Some of his fans apparently believe that […]