Books of Summer: Crater by Homer Hickam

Crater by Homer H. Hickam My rating: 4 of 5 stars Crater Trueblood is an orphan and helium 3 miner on the moon, 100 years in the future. This coming of age story features an annoying best friend, a pretty tomboy, and a sidekick—Crater’s gillie, a sentient and sometimes insubordinate clump of slime mold cells. [Read More...]

Georgette Heyer at Tor.com?

I know. Isn’t Tor about science fiction? Where there’s a will, there’s a way and writer Mari Ness points out that Heyer’s Regency world was really a carefully created fantasy world. I’m gonna say that’s a legit point. Read her introduction here and then let’s all go on to the discussion of The Black Moth. [Read More...]

Poetry Tuesday: Genesis

I know. Poetry Tuesday isn’t a thing. At least not around here. But I did want to share something bookish people will enjoy. And Catholic bookish people will enjoy it even more. This poem is from the latest Dappled Things Catholic literary magazine which I got a few days ago. The magazine has original art, [Read More...]


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