Hunger Games trilogy

3 Books in 3 Days ~ The Hunger Games

Not one to rush out and buy the latest best-seller or race to the theater the first day a book or movie is released, I’m a bit behind in reading and wowing The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. But here I am, in sunny Orlando, Florida, dashing out to the local Walmart in search of the Hunger Games movie on DVD.…

Odd Reading ~ Kudos to Koontz

Delightfully Odd & Rich in Character

A couple of summers ago I had the pleasure of discovering one of Dean Koontz‘s true story-telling treasures.  His novel, Odd Thomas.

While the book filled bookstore shelves in 2003, I hadn’t grabbed a copy of it until 2007. …

Summer Reads ~ 2007

It was a hard choice to pick just 3 of the books I managed to read over the summer ~ yeah, I know ‘How can you manage to read so many novels with all you do?’  Well, as any writer knows, you MUST read to become a good writer.…

December Book Recommendations ~ 2006

Cell  by Stephen King

Not his best work by far, but it certainly entertained me and kept me turning the pages. Reminiscent of the ‘old’ Stephen King style, I gobbled up this pseudo-zombie tale in 1 1/2 days, but found the ending rather anti-climatic.…