Archive for March, 2006

Lunasa at The Iron Horse Music Hall

by Michael on Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

On Sunday, Jenn and I made another trip up to the Iron Horse in Northampton, MA, this time to see Lunasa. We’d seen Lunasa perform several times before, usually at either the Towne Crier or the University of Hartford, but this was our first time seeing them at the Iron Horse. Given how much we […]

Paper Mage

by Michael on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

Paper Mage by Leah R. Cutter [2.5/5] In ancient China, Xiao Yen, a young woman who has been trained as a paper mage, leaves her village and family to escort two foreigners on a journey across the Middle Kingdom. It comes as no surprise that she encounters many obstacles during the trip, or that she […]

The Codex Alera

by Michael on Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher [4/5] This is the first book in Jim Butcher’s The Codex Alera series, and it’s a fine start. Anyone who’s familiar with Butcher’s Dresden Files won’t be surprised that Jim can write good action scenes, and his general style of writing works well with the swords- and-horses (as he […]

Twenty-six books

by Michael on Monday, March 6th, 2006

As anyone who has been following this blog for any length of time has probably long since realized, I don’t do a very good job of keeping up with posting reviews of the books I read. This evening I looked at the size of the pile of books that I’d planned to review and realized […]