Monthly Archives: September 2012

Book #20: The Wards of Faerie by Terry Brooks

For a very long time Terry Brooks was my favorite author.  He is not any longer.  Charles deLint took that honor a few years ago, but it took a long time to unseat Terry.  And although he is no longer … Continue reading

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Book #19: Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher

After listening to quite a few Harry Dresden novels, I wanted to read a Dresden novel again.  Jim Butcher is not a  writer I read to marvel at his prose.  His writing is serviceable, but it does not ever amaze … Continue reading

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Book #18: Redshirts by John Scalzi

I decided to re-join Audible after a six-year absence after my positive experiences with audiobooks in my daily commute to work.  I am learning the narrator (as expected) makes a big difference.  The style of writing also is important.  I … Continue reading

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Book #17: Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

Another Dresden novel.  Another audio book.  I have come to the conclusion that James Marsters is a good person to read your book.  He puts life into the character and the reading that many readers do not.  That said, I … Continue reading

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