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 […]

HAZARDOUS CHOICES by Joseph Rinaldo – Review

HAZARDOUS CHOICES by Joseph Rinaldo – Review
Posted November 16, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 2 Comments

Joseph Rinaldo’s first book, A Spy at Home, was a thriller about a CIA operative who embezzles nine million dollars from his employer and the repercussions of his actions, and featured an endearing character with Down syndrome.  Hazardous Choices, his second release, also has a main character with Down syndrome, but that is about the […]

ZONE ONE by Colson Whitehead – Review

ZONE ONE by Colson Whitehead – Review
Posted November 5, 2011 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

Let’s get this straight: Zone One is a zombie novel.  There is blood, viscera, various bodily fluids streaming through the gutters, dead men walking, and heads being blown off right and left.  There is terror and running away and hiding from the dead.  There is a dying world without electricity, ash-covered streets, and bleak prospects […]