Monthly Archives: August 2013

From “Whee!” to “WTH???” – a weekend walking the Portland-to-Coast

Now that I have recovered from this past weekend, I can write about it without feeling exhausted all over again.  Mostly. As ever, it was a blast.  For those of you who don’t know, the Portland-to-Coast is the walking part … Continue reading

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Review of “Ice Angel”, by Linda Deane

Imagine, if you will, a desolate, cold snowy landscape.  The wind blows currents of ice crystals across the unprotected plains.  In the distance is a line of Ice-Age humans, laboring their way through the white nothingness.  Warriors, hunters, women and … Continue reading

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Review of “The Slayer and the Sphinx: Book 1”, by Adam Bolander

Rarely am I tempted to call in sick to work to finish a book.  This was one of those books.  (Not that I did.) Readers who like “epic journey” or “quest” books, along the lines of “The Lord of the … Continue reading

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Review of “Luna and the Cat Burglar”, by Luna Challis (edited by Steve Challis)

There’s a thief on the loose, and the police force is baffled.  Such a strange modus operandi:  the prowler steals only one small item of jewelry from each break-in, then leaves a note informing the owners as to what has … Continue reading

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Review of “Betrayed: The Bethany Rosehart Story”, by Wade Faubert

The game of “Hot Potato”, where the players throw a ball or some other object to keep from having it when the timer goes off, is a really fun kids’ game.  Same with “Keepaway”. But not when you are the … Continue reading

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