Category Archives: On The Nightstand

On The Nightstand – The Emperor’s Soul – 6/23/2018

I’m kind of kicking myself right now because I found this wonderful little story via a review and recommendation by someone from the WordPress community and I can’t – for the life of me – remember who it was.  I … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Blackwing: Ravenmark – Epilogue – 6/18/18

So…my wife and I are laying in bed last night – she’s checking her phone – I’d just started Jim Butcher’s “Brief Cases” – and she turns to me and says “You got a little lazy with your post tonight”.  … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Blackwing: Raven’s Mark – 6/17/2018

“When You Talk, You Are Only Repeating What You Know.  But If You Listen, You May Learn Something New” Dalai Lama XIV Something different for this post – none of my words – just those of the author: “Saw a … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – The Traitor God – 6/16/2018

“Missed It By That Much” Maxwell Smart **Spoiler Alert** I have to start by making it clear – I thought this was a good read – particularly true given that it was a debut novel – my second for the … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Miss Subways – 6/9/2018

“Finishing A Good Book Is Like Leaving A Good Friend” William Feather I always know when I’ve been touched by a book – when it’s done more than just entertain me or amuse me or enlighten me.  Every once in … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – The Poppy War – 6/2/2018

“A Man (Woman) Has To Know His (Her) Limitations” Dirty Harry I’m not particularly well suited to the role of reviewer – due largely to the fact that I try hard to find things I like in all the books … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Uncharted – 5/25/2018

This was the 3rd of my New May Releases – the first two being “The Wolf:  Under The Northern Sky” and “Artificial Condition”.  I was doing just fine – “The Wolf” being a beautifully written book which takes place in … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Artificial Condition – 2/25/2018

“Give ‘Em The Razor and Make ‘Em Buy The Blades” I’ll explain that one in a bit.  First, let’s talk about the book.  This is the 2nd volume in Martha Wells’ “Murderbot Diaries” – following “All Systems Red” – reviewed … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – The Wolf: Under The Northern Sky – 5/20/2018

I mentioned this one in my May Releases post: On The Shelf – New May Arrivals – 5/18/2018 ….as the new arrival I was most excited about and I went straight to it after spending a couple of weeks dedicated … Continue reading

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On The Nightstand – Empire Of Bones – Epilogue – 5/20/2018

Just a quick note to cap my experience with this series.  I stumbled across it as part of my Military Science Fiction binge and wound up really enjoying it.  I wrote a balanced but largely favorable review of the first … Continue reading

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