review

N2A card on Nook HD: Two weeks later

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 11, 2014 // 5 Comments

I reported a few weeks ago that I had purchased an N2A card running Android KitKat for my Nook HD. I’d planned to use it for at least a week as my (close to) sole tablet and report back on my [...]

Review: Tarot for Writers by Corrine Kenner

By Chris Meadows
February 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

If you type the words into Google, you’ll find that random story generator sites are everywhere on the Internet. It seems like people have discovered the randomness of computers can help them [...]

Book Review: Undead & Unbound

By libertyc
December 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Undead & Unbound: Unexpected Tales From Beyond the Grave, put together by the horror and dark fiction authors and serial anthologists Brian M. Sammons and David Conyers, is anything but your [...]

Book Review: Nathan's Run by John Gilstrap

By libertyc
September 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

I’m late coming to John Gilstrap, which is too bad. He’s an excellent thriller writer. I burned through a couple of his Johnathan Graves books, and just finished Nathan’s Run, which [...]

Book Review: 'The Dragon Masters' by Jack Vance

By libertyc
August 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Thanks to Jack Vance, my early teens were haunted by dragonish monstrosities with such names as Termagants, Striding Murderers, Juggers, and Blue Horrors. These weren’t drawn from a young adult [...]

Book Review: Yesterday's Classics E-Book Collection

By libertyc
August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s my last week of summer vacation, and I’ll be spending it planning for the coming school year. I have been delighted to find a growing niche of publishers that are targeting the [...]

Book Review: 'Just a Geek' by Wil Wheaton

By libertyc
August 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

I got this book from the recent Humble Bundle, and I went into it expecting to like it. I was a huge “Star Trek” fan back in the day, and I never ‘hated’ Wesley Crusher the [...]

Book Review: 'Dust' by Hugh Howey

By libertyc
August 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

“Dust” is the final instalment in indie darling Hugh Howey’s Silo Saga, which began with “Wool” in 2011 and concludes with this just-released title. I picked it up on [...]

App Review: Duolingo for iOS

By libertyc
July 30, 2013 // 1 Comment

Duolingo is a learning app that promised to ‘gamify’ language learning. As a language teacher, I was ready to roll! I downloaded the app, picked my desired language, and … and I [...]

Accessory Review: Snugg iPad 4 Executive Case Cover and Flip Stand

By libertyc
July 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

[easyazon-image align=”right” asin=”B007BZOGLG” locale=”us” height=”160″ [...]

Book Review: 'Collected Poems' by Lynette Roberts

By libertyc
July 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lynette Roberts (1909-1994), Welsh by name, descent, and election, in fact sprang from far more twisted roots than her association with the Dylan Thomas generation of modern Welsh poets might [...]

Book Review: 'Black Lamb and Grey Falcon' by Rebecca West

By libertyc
July 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

“In two almost incredibly full-packed volumes, one of the most gifted and searching of modern English novelists and critics has produced not only the magnification and intensification of the [...]

Review: iPad Case – The Ridge by Devicewear

By libertyc
July 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

Having taken advantage of the recent Best Buy trade-in program and securing myself a shiny new iPad, I found myself in need of a case. My old iPad 2 case didn’t quite fit the fourth generation [...]

Book Review: Things that Are, by Amy Leach

By libertyc
July 8, 2013 // 2 Comments

“Things That Are: Encounters with Plants, Stars and Animals,” the debut work of author Amy Leach, available in the UK from Edinburgh independent publisher Canongate Books, collects [...]

Book Review: So You Want to Be a Wizard (New Millennium Edition)

By libertyc
July 7, 2013 // 5 Comments

“They never age.” —Laconic: Comic Book Time, TVTropes A couple of years ago, I mentioned that Diane Duane had started updating the early books in her Young Wizards series.  (Joanna wrote her [...]

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