With Design this good I almost don’t care about a story: S. by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

S. by J.J. Abrams, Doug Dorst I can’t rate this book yet because I just got it home from the library and took a good look at it. That “good look” took me 15 delighted minutes. Why so long? Because this “1949″ book, perfectly designed in the style of the time, has a correspondence going [Read More...]

The Bells of Nagasaki by Takashi Nagai

The Bells Of Nagasaki by Takashi Nagai My rating: 5 of 5 stars After reading A Song For Nagasaki about Takashi Nagai, I thought it would be good to at least try Nagai’s first and most famous book. It begins on the morning that the bomb is dropped on Nagasaki. I was interested to see [Read More...]

The Time of the Dark by Barbara Hambly

The Time of the Dark by Barbara Hambly My rating: 5 of 5 stars I saw this trilogy has been bundled for the Kindle and realized just how many years it had been since I’d read this book, which I used to reread all the time. It begins with a wonderful premise. What if you’ve [Read More...]