By Heather A. Book clubs have a reputation of being high-brow, so I tried to pull some books that reflect that idea. If you want to get critical about it, fantasy and sci-fi generally reflect issues within society, so really, these books are a great stepping stone for discussion of heavier issues. This post is inspired by … Continue reading 13 Sci-fi & Fantasy Books for Your Book Club
By Tqwana B. 3 out of 5 stars ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Expert whitewater-rafting guide Grady Kelley lives for that rush of adrenaline: at work, as the newest employee of a Portland-based outdoor-adventure sports company, and off the river, where liaisons with anonymous men keep him satisfied. Grady prefers no drama and no strings attached, but when … Continue reading REVIEW: The Harder He Falls, by Lynda Aicher
By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Five hackers—an Anonymous-style rabble-rouser, an Arab Spring hacktivist, a black-hat hacker, an old-school cipherpunk, and an online troll—are detained by the U.S. government, forced to work as white-hat hackers for Uncle Sam in order to avoid federal prison. At a secret complex known only as “the … Continue reading From the BiblioFile: Zer0es by Chuck Wendig
By Tqwana B. I’m in another period of transition and my reading this summer will reflect that. So far, I only have 2 books planned to guide me on this new path, but two that should be great. The first is Shonda Rhimes’ memoir Year of Yes. I say yes quite a bit in life. … Continue reading Motivational #FridayReads
By Tqwana B. Has anyone ever rec’d a book to you, raved about it, and when you read it, you wanted to side-eye that person? Because somewhere in there is a decent story, but you couldn’t get passed the actual words? I’ve actually given up on some writers, big names in their genres too, because … Continue reading Hot Air: Does Style Outweigh Story?