Monthly Archives: November 2008

Reader's Corner: HBO's True Blood (Sookie Stackhouse Series): So What's the Verdict?

I have refrained from watching HBO’s True Blood, the Sookie Stackhouse series that was adapted to television by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) and directly inspired by the novels written by Charlaine Harris because I have not finish reading the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Girl Got Game' by Shizuru Seino

Girl Got Game (2004) by Shizuru Seino is a graphic novel published by Tokyopop. The series is completed at 10 volumes and available in the US at the set price of $9.99 (USA) each and rated for Teens +13. This … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Lady Incognito' by Courtney Ryan (Series)

Lady Incognito (1987) by Courtney Ryan was apart of a now defunct imprint called Second Chance At Love where stories focused on well, second chances. Linda Mowery, one of many reviewers with The Romance Reader was my reading twin. Almost … Continue reading

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TBR Day 2008 Challenge

My fellow readers, my review will be up later this evening. Meanwhile, can you please visit with the other participants of this challenge. Thank you. ETA: I’ve had a lot of my plate these last two months and today was … Continue reading

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TBR Day This Wednesday With One More Left To Go

This November 19th is our TBR Day Challenge Day where readers pick a book(s) from their TBR pile with copyright dates of 2007 and earlier to read and review on the third Wednesday of every month. With just one more … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Fortune and Fate' by Sharon Shinn

Fortune and Fate (2008) by Sharon Shinn, a Novel of the Twelve Houses, Ace Books, published by the Penguin Group. Fortune and Fate is the 5th book in the Twelve Houses series. This review is mainly for readers already familiar … Continue reading

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Ebay Says Get Your Inauguration Tickets Somewhere Else

Ebay, Inc has decided not to allow the sale of the inaugural tickets to the historic event that a million people are trying to attend – on their websites. Just in case you didn’t know, the tickets are supposed to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'The Guards' by Ken Bruen (Jack Taylor series)

The Guards (2001) by Ken Bruen is the first book in the series featuring Jack Taylor, an ex-Garda Síochána turned private detective living in Galway, Ireland. The story is told in first person and follows protagonist, Jack Taylor, an intemperate … Continue reading

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Historic Election: Barack Obama Becomes 44th President Elect

Electoral college at the time of this writing: Obama: 338 and McCain:155. The country has spoken. This is a good day for America and especially for African-Americans.

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