Book Review: American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

Well this was very disappointing. I purchased a mass market copy of American Gods when it first arrived in paperback in 2002 or 2003. I finally got around to reading it in July of 2015, which means it was one of those books that sits around on your to-read pile for an inexplicably long time … More Book Review: American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Acceptance, by Jeff Vandermeer

“You could know the what of something forever and never discover the why.” Well this was disappointing. Seriously disappointing. The Southern Reach trilogy started out promisingly enough in Annhilation, but there were signs of trouble even then. Jeff Vandermeer began spinning a wickedly creative story about an expedition into the heart of a mysterious, possibly … More Book Review: Acceptance, by Jeff Vandermeer

Book Review: Annihilation, by Jeff Vandermeer

“When you are too close to the center of a mystery there is no way to pull back and see the shape of it entire.” When Annihilation opens, a lot has already happened. Approximately thirty years prior, in an undisclosed location, a mysterious event occurred that separated a portion of the coastline from the rest … More Book Review: Annihilation, by Jeff Vandermeer