While plenty of anecdotal evidence exists that books are good for you apparently has taken until now for scientists to attempt to actually codify how they are good for you. The article linked below discusses a study at Emory University which examined brain activity (via fMRI) after reading Robert Harris’ […]
The Kept is the first novel of author James Scott. A bleak novel about revenge it has been drawing comparison to everything from True Grit to the works of Cormac McArthy. With starred reviews from Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly James Scott looks like he is going to be an author […]
So, normally I try and not list whole series but with November and December typically being rather sparse in terms of new books I thought I would capitalize on this weeks release of The Chosen Seed, the third book in Sarah Pinborough’s Forgotten Gods series to highlight the whole series rather than just […]
OK, so Ian Tregillis’ Something More Than Night doesn’t release until December 3rd but, it being a holiday week and all, my choices of new books is fairly slim. What is it? I first read Ian Tregillis’ Bitter Seeds (a alternate-history fantasy set during World War 2 involving magic and Nazi […]
OK, so there isn’t a lot of terribly exciting new things being released this week so I’m taking a look back at a book that got released back in October, Orr: My Story by Bobby Orr.