Tag: E-books

Number Forty-Two: Review of Ray Garton’s Murder Was My Alibi

Number Forty-Two: Review of Ray Garton’s Murder Was My Alibi

I have a confession to make in regard to Ray Garton: he scares the shit out of me, and I mean that with the utmost respect and admiration. As a fan of horror and suspense novels, this is hard to come by these days. Lord knows Stephen King has given me some sleepless nights over … Continue reading Number Forty-Two: Review of Ray Garton’s Murder Was My Alibi

Number Thirty-Nine: Review of Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

Number Thirty-Nine: Review of Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

I’ve frequented numerous message boards over the years, the bulk of which contain information about books and comics (with some movies and music thrown in for good measure). While I’ve been fortunate enough to make some of my closest friends on these sites, the thing that keeps bringing me back year after year is the … Continue reading Number Thirty-Nine: Review of Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

[Spoiler Note: I have done my best to review the book without revealing spoilers. I think I’ve succeeded, but if you want to go into the story completely blind, you may want to skip this blog entry.] Stephen King has been my favorite author since I read Misery close to three decades ago. While he’s … Continue reading Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

(Continued from "Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One") In the 2000's, e-books were trying to gain a foothold in the market. I tried a couple of them -- most notably Stephen King's e-serial entitled The Plant -- but the experience left a lot to be desired. The titles I read … Continue reading Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One

I love books. A lot. As far back as I can remember, I've always had a book in my hand. Early on I was crazy for the Hardy Boys series. I'd go to our local library, enter, hook a left toward the children's area, and walk straight to the last aisle on the left. And … Continue reading Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One