I'm interested in reviewing, and also doing some BETA reading (for free) in fantasy/adventure (even with a little horror thrown in) books of up and coming authors. I'd also be interested in doing editing of prospective books in this genre (for a fee) NO YOUNG ADULT PLEASE! Reviews will be published on amazon. Contact me via e-mail above.
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"Buried Hope II: Dirt Is Dead" is the second installment in an ongoing serialized fantasy/sci-fi work by author XJ Selman. This Kindle e-book was approximately 278 printed pages and sold for $2.99 at the time of writing this review.
Please Note: the author provided me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
After an ancient apocalyptic event made the surface of Spes uninhabitable, life was forced to retreat underground. Through time, the ruling government became totalitarian and breached no dissent, but to keep the restless population placated, a person from a specific human lineage (called a Number), immune to the… Read more
"The Wicked Witch of the West Rides Again " appears to be the final? short satirical piece in the Wicked Witch series by Darrin Mason. This Kindle e-book was approximately 19 printed pages and was on sale for free, normally $1.00, at the time of purchase.
Get ready for Dot and Wicked to duke it out one final time.
Some thoughts on "The Wicked... Rides Again"...
1.) well written in its own unique style
2.) funny... but funny in a really stupid, sick kind of way. However it's totally in keeping with the rest of this bizarre series. I loved it.
3.) characters with twisted, descriptive names, used repetitively and that were placed in… Read more
"The Wicked Witch of the West: Back Over the Rainbow" is another in a series of short satirical works by author Darrin Mason. This Kindle e-book was approximately 17 printed pages and sold for $1.00 at the time of writing this review.
Some thoughts on "The Wicked... Back Over the Rainbow"...
1.) a short, humorous tale about everyone's favorite green broomster... a tale that produced many smiles and even a few laugh out loud moments from this reader.
2.) the author uses the most improbable of scenarios, embellished with brief snippets of nursery rhymes, some famous settings, and a few historical figures, both fictional and real. This resulted in a roller… Read more
The following is a list containing some of my favorite orchestral performances (with or without voice) on DVD. And although the entire DVDs are exceptional in most cases, usually there are one or two 'cuts' on each DVD that has affected me in some way to make it stand out in my mind. It's these&hellip Read more
Watching a great ballet and its dancers in like watching a rose open; it's always changing and it keeps getting better and better. A great ballet will improve with every watching; you will notice more with each viewing. This list is very short because it contains only ballets or excerpts of ballets&hellip Read more
My favorite genre is fantasy with the following authors being my most favorite...
Steven Erikson; George RR Martin; Joe Abercrombie;...
I also loved 'Cold Mountain' Charles Frazier; 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' by Louis De Bernieres and 'Barney's Version' by Mordecai Richler
Classical: Most Beethoven and Mozart...
Opera: Verdi's Rigoletto, Donizetti's "l'elisir d'amore (with Luciano Pavarotti, Kathleen Battle); Mozart's Don Giovanni;
Contempary: The Eagles, Paul Simon and most Country and Western, especially George Jones, Randy Travis
and Dolly Parton
The Green Mile;
Young Shakespeare in Love;
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