MORTALITY BRIDGE by Steven R. Boyett – Review

MORTALITY BRIDGE by Steven R. Boyett – Review
Posted December 15, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

If you’re planning a trip to Hell to get back your lost love, the best way to get there is by Checker Cab, because if you live in Los Angeles, the entrance to Hell is probably not where you think it is.  This particular cab driver, however, knows the way and will get you there, […]

EVERY PRECIOUS THING by Brett Battles – Review

EVERY PRECIOUS THING by Brett Battles – Review
Posted December 8, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

Brett Battles is just like a carnival juggler.  Imagine one of those burly guys with a bare oiled chest, juggling impossible objects in front of a stunned crowd by torchlight.  Imagine a chainsaw, a sabre, a fiery club, all flying in air at the same time, and Battles below keeping the whole thing spinning with […]

An Opportunity to Give – and Receive (Books)

An Opportunity to Give – and Receive (Books)
Posted December 5, 2011 by Tammy in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

In lieu of recommending a new book this week, and in the spirit of the holiday season, I would like to introduce you to Worldbuilders, and by extension introduce you to Patrick Rothfuss. Patrick Rothfuss is the author of a couple of hefty fantasy novels which you may or may not have heard of:  The […]

It’s Snowing on My Blog!

It’s Snowing on My Blog!
Posted December 1, 2011 by Tammy in Ruminations / 2 Comments

Thanks to WordPress, I can have snow fall on my blog for the next 30 days or so. This is awesome! Yes, I want snow on my blog. I live in a part of California where it hardly ever snows. (OK, we did get a freak snowfall last winter…) So I brought in this Yeti […]

THE VAGABOND KING by James Conway – Review

THE VAGABOND KING by James Conway – Review
Posted November 30, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

Since starting this blog, I have had the opportunity to read several debut books by new writers who are publishing their works exclusively for the digital market. Today I am happy to introduce James Conway, whose ebook The Vagabond King is now available. Written in poetic prose with the blues as a driving rhythmic force, […]

Book Into Movie: HUGO

Book Into Movie: HUGO
Posted November 25, 2011 by Tammy in Book Into Movie / 2 Comments

This is the first post of a new category here on Books, Bones & Buffy, where I am going to recommend movies that have been successfully translated from some of my favorite books.  You may not realize it from reading this blog, but I love movies almost as much as I love books, which means I […]

READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline -Review

READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline -Review
Posted November 21, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 3 Comments

So, after reading Ready Player One, it turns out I’m a geek.  I suspected I was, since I’ve always had a fondness for all things geeky. But although I was never really into video games (I do remember, however, obsessively playing a game called “Castle” sometime around 1988 or ’89.  It was loaded on my […]