Sojourn: A Story of Acceptance

Well, I finished the third book in the Dark Elf Trilogy – Sojourn by R.A. Salvatore. And I have to say, once again, I forgot how much I enjoyed this series and it feels so good to come back to it. However, coming back this time around has brought many new revelations. As we asContinue reading “Sojourn: A Story of Acceptance”

The Aeronaut’s Windlass, Part 2

Well, folks, when I left you last, we were about halfway through Butcher’s The Aeronaut’s Windlass. You can read my review of the first half here.┬áNow that I’ve finished the second half, I can say with absolute certainty that I will be keeping up with this series. The second half of the book was aContinue reading “The Aeronaut’s Windlass, Part 2”

Libraries have Souls

As I was reading the first half of Jim Butcher’s The Aeronaut’s Windlass, I came across a passage that I thought was masterfully written and appealed to the author in me: Bridget blinked once. “Books do not have souls, sir.” “Those who write them do,” Ferus said. “They leave bits and pieces behind them whenContinue reading “Libraries have Souls”

The Aeronaut’s Windlass, Part 1

When I was growing up, I remember Treasure Planet coming out and loving it. I read Treasure Island as a kid and it was okay, but this new idea that the ships were in space and flying through the air, with aliens and what not, completely set my imagination going. That same joy of piratesContinue reading “The Aeronaut’s Windlass, Part 1”