My Turn at the Blog Hop: The Next Big Thing

A writer friend of mine, Chris Ward, author of The Tube Riders, tagged me in something called a “Blog Hop,” which is a cool new way for writers to talk about their work, support other writers, and help readers find new writers they might not know about. So, in the spirit of self promotion AND goodwill to man (and woman), I happily accepted the baton, so to speak, and will play along. To do so, I will begin with adhering to the format, which appears to be posting the Blog Hop title, the rules, the questions (with answers) and the links: Continue reading My Turn at the Blog Hop: The Next Big Thing

Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins

Rating: Hot Princess

Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins

As you may have noticed in the review immediately preceding this one, I bought this book in the emotional wake of having finished book one, The Hunger Games, of this series. I liked Catching Fire too, though not as much as the first one. The first one has such a great pace, I think a sequel would have had to be unfathomably mind-blowing to be better, much less “as good.” So, with that in mind, I definitely recommend this one to anyone who liked book one and is wondering if book two is worth it. It is. Continue reading Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins