Short Stories and Sci-fi – Stepping out of my comfort zone (and a book review!)

So, my first grown-up book of 2019 was Nomad of the Emirates by E.B. Dawson (I mentioned this in a previous post). This book was fantastic, and reminiscent of Ursula Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness, which I read last year at the recommendation of author Thomas Fenske. As in The Left Hand of … Continue reading Short Stories and Sci-fi – Stepping out of my comfort zone (and a book review!)

Why “The Hobbit” is not just for kids – Reblog from Aleteia.org

I came across this commentary this morning and I think it's just wonderful. While I haven't read The Hobbit since high school, it is one of the books (along with Lord of the Rings) that I hope to introduce to my kids when they're old enough. The author of this commentary, Tod Worner, captures, I … Continue reading Why “The Hobbit” is not just for kids – Reblog from Aleteia.org