Favorite Time Travel Novels

Today I started reading An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim, which promises to be an engaging time travel story. And like every good geek, I saw Avengers: Endgame this past weekend, which also plays around with time travel. I enjoy time travel stories because their mind-bending possibilities are so abundant, but it's difficult to write time travel well. The … Continue reading Favorite Time Travel Novels


Around the World in Horror Reading List

I haven't posted in a while, so in an effort to get more regular about that, I'm going to share edited and annotated versions of some of the reading lists I curate on LibraryThing. Making reading lists is one of my fave things to do, next to reading itself. I enjoy books with a strong … Continue reading Around the World in Horror Reading List

In praise of short books…

Lately, I've very much been appreciating the short book. In fact, I have tentatively come to the conclusion that a novel's perfect length is between 250 and 350 pages. It's not that I don't love big, fat, epic novels. In fact, I count several of them among my favorite reads: Lonesome Dove; The Passage trilogy; Anathem; The Stand and It. Perhaps … Continue reading In praise of short books…