It’s hard to say this book was fun, since it involved more violently ill characters than any other book I can think of… but it’s a page turner and yes, a lot of fun too. Time travel, the Middle Ages, plague, and Christmas –… Continue Reading “Review: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis”
In many ways, this book has it all: space, aliens, time travel, and medieval Vikings. Robert Kroese’s book tells a story that is a lot of fun to read, and pays a lot of attention to the details, both modern and historical. The saga… Continue Reading “Review of The Dream of the Iron Dragon by Robert Kroese”
I’ve read four of Rainbow Rowell’s books and enjoyed every one of them. It’s hard to compare them, so I won’t. Rowell’s previous books have all been about the beginnings of a relationship, but this one is about what happens to that relationship across… Continue Reading “Landline by Rainbow Rowell”
This is not a review exactly, since I don’t like to write reviews mid-series. Instead I’m just going to gush. Diana Gabaldon’s books are amazing. They are so long and involved, you feel like you know these characters intimately. She writes with a level… Continue Reading “Getting all gushy about Diana Gabaldon and the latest Outlander book…”
Note: The Book Stop is officially on vacation. I wrote this ahead of time so I may not respond to your comments (but please comment). Enjoy! If you’re a Stephen King fan, especially a fan of his older books, you’ll appreciate this one, because… Continue Reading “Review of 11/22/63 by Stephen King”
The Mine is a novel by first-time novelist John Heldt. It’s a time-travel story in the vein of Back to the Future – only this time the traveler lives in 2000 and goes back 60 years to 1941, just before Pearl Harbor and U.S.… Continue Reading “Back in time to WWII: a review of The Mine by John Heldt”
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