Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works–and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school’s intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. But his whole world changes when he and his friends find themselves . . .
In a few years the world will experience the fallout from multiple global financial disasters, an energy crisis, ramped up natural disasters and lack of good leadership. As these factors creep insidiously into our lives, three friends decide it is time to go home. Facing the new perils of travel, the friends come across another threat, difficult to pin . . .
Chronos Chronicles is about a woman, a likely hero. Chronos finds herself in middle America some 100 years after a nuclear war. What has happened to the United States of America? What has happened to the Earth? In this new time she must make her way with all of the new skills and technology that she has been given. . . .
NB: Raven’s Gift is available only as a podcast. Raven has an unusual gift, or is it a curse: a nose that can smell almost anything. During her adventures in medieval, magical Ausland, she must defeat a dragon, an army of giant-size warriors, and three evil wizards. She will master the greatest bit of nose-magic, and learn how to . . .
If you can touch the Madness, it will grant you great power. A power that will devour your mind until you are nothing more than a shell. Make no mistake: it will happen. And when it does, you’ll turn your power on anyone nearby. And trust me, that’s not pretty. There’s only one option – the protection of . . .
Most of the time, my days pass more or less like I imagine the days pass for other people. I work. I enjoy the company of friends. I daydream. I do laundry. Then there are other times when something peculiar happens. Not very often, of course, but frequently enough that I sometimes wonder about these occurrences and what they might . . .
At the Eschaton City docks, Detective Sean Gibson begins his investigation into a bizarre cult-related murder. Meanwhile, Morgan Duane, professional cat burglar, is hired to steal a priceless artifact: the Book of the Blind. As events unfold, it becomes evident that these events are inextricably connected, that old gods are reclaiming their rightful places among mankind, and that it . . .
The Sengoku Jidai was an age of nearly constant warfare in Japanese history, clans struggled endlessly against other clans and today’s ally might be tomorrow’s enemy. The proud Inuyama clan, once driven nearly to the brink of extinction by their hated rivals the Kurokawa clan, have finally grown in strength enough to face their enemies in a battle for their . . .
Young lady Lunessa and warrior-in-training Rosalynn flee their home, and find themselves in the Grand City of Midway, the place where all of the realms intersect. In that sprawling mish-mash of a million cultures they will find adventure, love, and betrayal as they forge new lives for themselves in the place where everything is possible. . . .
For as long as anyone can remember, there have been stories. Stories of fairies and dragons and witches and magic. For thousands of years they were given the respect and awe they deserved, until recently. With fairies pictured as harmless little sprites who sleep in lanterns, mythical creatures nothing more than lies told to children to keep them in their . . .
I’m not supposed to tell anyone this, but my parents are vampires. You don’t have to believe me, but they’re the real deal alright, killing humans and drinking their blood to survive. That’s what you have to do when you’re a vampire, it’s either kill or die yourself. Just like my eight siblings before me, I’m training to become a . . .
The journal of korber ap grumbly, a greater apprentice in the crafting of Eoc’s Blood. His wife is dead, his best friend is dead (they are both melded with him in his mind), and he is being hunted by the society of the elite and his own kind—the terreni. . . .
Enter the modern day world as it suffers from a few physics glitches in time and space that are starting to spiral out of control and threaten to collapse the universe. Even the authors themselves get caught up with the characters in a mayhem of satire and the forces of Good, Evil and the somewhat neutral but no quite fence . . .
Aug 3, 2008: Laura Jones writes a mean vignette.
As a reader, I always discover (or get to know better) a vivid, living person on the other end of her words—so vivid, in fact, that I can seldom tell how much is truth and how much is fiction. Her first person narrators leap off the page, bare their souls, and tell you more in a page than you might think possible. Their conversations are always so rich with detail and subtle subtext. Anger, longing, [more . . .]
Jun 28, 2015: This is what Douglas Adams could have written had he been very drunk, and with an even more twisted mind than he already had.
This review is part of a review swap. So, there that part is declared.
First. It’s very, very well written. And surreal. And kinda funny in an insane way.
The best with Kinda Super Gay is the dialogue. Funny [more . . .]