Archive for June, 2014

Heart of Obsidian by Nalini SinghAt the young age of 27, Kaleb Krychek became a member of the Psy Council. He is possibly the strongest Psy in the world, a powerful telekinetic and telepath. He also is so cold, so deep into Silence he may be a sociopath. He’s not. Instead Kaleb was was trained and raised by a sociopath and now something is broken in him. Even his Silence is fractured but he was so well trained he is able to keep everything hidden behind a solid, cold mask.

After seven years, Kaleb has finally found a woman who was kidnapped. Sahara could have been another powerful Psy with a power noone has seen before. When Kaleb rescues her, she has totally withdrawn into a labyrinth inside her head. All he can do is give her the space she needs. But he won’t let her go. Sahara is his.

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Book Review: Skin Game by Jim Butcher

Posted June 4, 2014 By Jandy

Skin Game by Jim ButcherHarry Dresden: “My imagination needs therapy.”* — Jim Butcher, your imagination needs therapy… In the meantime, I’ll be thrillingly frightened by the things your imagination puts into Harry’s skewed life.

For the past year Harry Dresden has lived on Demonreach, a dark island in Lake Michigan. He is the Warden of an island that reaches down into an evil that can barely be contemplated. He has been beating himself up for all the things that have happened the past couple of years. His brother Thomas and his good friend Karrin have visited him occasionally, but no one else. He has a parasite in his head that feels like it is bursting to get out.

But Mab, the Queen of the Winter Faerie, summons him. As her Winter Knight, he is obliged to do her bidding. Mab wants him to work with his nemesis Nicodemus Archleone, the Knight of the Blackened Denarius.  Nicodemus plans to break into Hades’ realm to steal a unique artifact. Astounded, Harry explodes. Mab wants him to work with Nicodemus – the near-immortal who has tried to kill him before? And they’re going to steal something from one of the BIG Greek gods? No. Absolutely not. But Mab is his queen. And she tells him he only has three days before the thing in his head bursts out. If he does this, she can help him get rid of it without it killing him.

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Harry Is Narrating the Book So…

Posted June 1, 2014 By Jandy
 

Everything is going to be all right – well, sort of. Right?????

(Reading Jim Butcher‘s newest Dresden File book, Skin Game.)