Book Title: Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale Authors: Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Chris Samnee Published: 2010 Pages: 54 Category: fiction: science fiction, graphic novel Firefly was a TV show, short-lived and conceived of by Joss Whedon. It was later revived as a movie in 2005, entitled 'Serenity'. After one season of television, and another 2 hours … Continue reading Book 46: Serenity: The Shepherd’s Tale
Book Title: Zombies Vs Unicorns Editors: Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier Published: 2010 Pages: 415 Category: fiction: young adult Perhaps one of the most ridiculous premises for a novel I've seen this year, this collection of short stories - from the same editors as Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd - was really enjoyable. The … Continue reading Book 45: Zombies Vs Unicorns
Book Title: Let It Snow Authors: John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle Published: 2008 Pages: 352 Category: fiction: young adult Let it Snow is a really lovely book. Three wonderful YA writers have come together to create an interlocking story in 3 parts. I've reread it every Christmas time since it was released in … Continue reading Book 44: Let It Snow
Book Title: Can You Keep A Secret Author: Sophie Kinsella Published: 2003 Pages: 364 Category: fiction: general, fiction: chick lit My office hosted a second hand book sale to raise money for the United Way last month, and having little to do when there were no customers, I picked through the books that had been … Continue reading Book 43: Can You Keep A Secret?
Book Title: Spirits In The Wires Author: Charles de Lint Published: 2003 Pages: 448 Category: fiction: fantasy, fiction: urban fantasy If you haven't yet read a book by Charles de Lint, you should do so immediately. His books are brilliant mixes of urban life, life on the fringe, and his rich and wide variety of … Continue reading Book 42: Spirits In The Wires
Book Title: Eat Pray Love Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Published: 2006 Pages: 331 Category: nonfiction, nonfiction: biography/autobiography Eat Pray Love was everywhere when I was working at a bookstore last Christmas Season. It was everywhere to the extent that I didn't want to read it at all. And then later on in 2010 it was everywhere … Continue reading Book 41: Eat Pray Love
Book Title: The Forever War Author: Joe Haldeman Published: 1974 Pages: 265 Category: fiction: science fiction Joe Haldeman's The Forever War, though still considered 'older' science fiction, is dramatically differently than that of Heinlein's Starship Troopers. And in reading it, you can draw clear parallels to the American war in Vietnam, itself referred to as … Continue reading Book 40: The Forever War