Recent Read: Deathstalker by Simon R Green

I'm enjoying this one now. Owen Deathstalker, last of the Deathstalkers, has just been outlawed by the Queen of the Human Empire. So he's on the run and is going to start a revolution to get his life back. Fun stuff so...

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Recent Read: Based On a True Story by Norm MacDonald

There aren't a lot of people from the Ottawa Valley I can look up to. Norm is the exception. And just by looking at that cover I'm sure there's no danger whatsoever in admiring a comedian because they will never let you down. This book instantly earns a place next...

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Recent Read: Hard Sell by Piers Anthony

It wasn't until I was done reading this that I discovered it's actually several short stories put together. When I learned that, it made more sense. Still, it's hard to go wrong with rocket cars and Martian real estate. From the cover: Mr. Fisk Centers has it made: a...

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Recent Reads: Robin Hood According to Spike Milligan

Robin Hood According to Spike Milligan From Amazon: This re-interpretation of Robin Hood finds Robin and his merry men dining out at McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and eating jam sandwiches. The band of outlaws include the immensely strong Big Dick and the insolent...

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Recent reads: How Much For Just the Planet

How Much for Just the Planet A funny Star Trek book? From Amazon: Dilithium. In crystalline form, the most valuable mineral in the galaxy. It powers the Federation's starships...and the Klingon Empire's battlecruisers. Now on a small, out-of-the-way planet named...

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On Napping

There are all kinds of health benefits associated with napping. Probably. I can’t really see doctor’s being down on extra rest considering they’re always prescribing “plenty of rest” like it’s some kind of controlled substance grown only in the Golden Triangle with a...

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What I’m Reading: Roadmarks

I've been wanting to read Roadmarks by Roger Zelazny for quite some time now. Or maybe that was Callahans' Crosstime Saloon. Either way, I'm reading this one now, I'll get to the other one later. The Road runs from the unimaginable past to the far future, and those...

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