Recap of the Book Blog Tour, Week Four

Three reviews came in this week. They varied: one positive, one mixed, one negative. Such is life. Sara’s Organized Chaos endorsed Summer of Long Knives: “Definitely not a book I would have picked up at the book store because it’s just not a genre I can really get into. Surprisingly though, I had a hard… Continue reading Recap of the Book Blog Tour, Week Four

Recapping Week Two Of the Blog Tour

We had two reviews this week, one by Jodi Webb, and the other by 5 Minutes For Books. Both reviews were positive. Webb first: “This is a murder mystery unlike any other!” “True, this book hinges on a police officer searching for a murderer. But the crime is not the star of this book. Instead,… Continue reading Recapping Week Two Of the Blog Tour

The 1st Amazon Customer Review of Dismantle the Sun

I can disclaim the following: the person who wrote the 1st review of Dismantle the Sun on Amazon neither a friend, nor a family member, nor a debtor, nor me. She received the book as part of a Librarything giveaway and was under no obligation to say anything at all: So my thanks to the Divine Miss… Continue reading The 1st Amazon Customer Review of Dismantle the Sun

Should Podcasts Be Reviewed?

“You shouldn’t review podcasts because no one gets paid for them.” So say the embittered subjects of an Onion AV Club Podmass review, employing an argument that gets credit for novelty, if nothing else. The logic of this is that critics function as a kind of consumer watchdog, preventing people from wasting their money on… Continue reading Should Podcasts Be Reviewed?

I Viddied It On A Stream: How To Steal A Million

Although my default mode in public is to be the guy in the corner whose every look says I only came here to count the seconds until I can leave, I understand the benefits that charm and a breezy manner can bestow. If I found myself in need of a reminder, however, I could always… Continue reading I Viddied It On A Stream: How To Steal A Million