Young adult


Book review: The Legacy Human, by Susan Kaye Quinn

Yo! I’ve been reading Susan Kaye Quinn’s books for a while now. I’ll tell you up front that I think she’d benefit from a copyeditor. Or maybe a second copyeditor, because I think she already pays one. Nothing too horrible, but there are occasional misused words that throw me off. On the other hand, she…


Review: Marvin Plotnik

The full title, for those who can’t see the cover image: Marvin Plotnik and the Sandy Rivers Hilltop Ranch for Wayward Youth, Juveniles, and Young Adults. You can probably see what you’re getting into, just from that. I read this book a few years ago, after the author said hello on Twitter (@D_S_Thornton) after I’d…


Book review: Emergence, by David R. Palmer

Just so you know, this post is fairly ridiculous. I’m reviewing a book that was published in 1984. It is now quite thoroughly out of print. Quaint, yes? And as far as I know, there is no (official) ebook version. But this novel affected me strongly when I read it way back when…so much so…


Favorite book of the week: Ariel, by Lawrence Block

I know. It doesn’t seem as if it should be hard to qualify for this. After all, how many books do I read in a week? (Probably 10 or so, if you’re actually curious and not just criticizing my post’s title for fun.) But I’m actually pretty damn picky about which books those are. I…