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url 2018-08-23 16:01
Podcast #115 is up!
Before and After Alexander: The Legend and Legacy of Alexander the Great - Richard A. Billows

My latest podcast is up on the New Books Network website! In it I interview Richard A. Billows about his book assessing the factors behind Alexander the Great's success as a conqueror (which I reviewed here). Enjoy!

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review 2018-07-11 16:05
My one-hundred and eleventh podcast is up!
The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World - Frank L. Holt

My latest podcast is up on the New Books Network website! In it, I interview Frank L. Holt about his examination of how Alexander the Great financed his many conquests and what he did with the loot he seized. Enjoy!

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url 2017-05-23 17:30
48 Books in Series Release Today
Lord of Shadows - Cassandra Clare
Space Taxi: Aliens on Earth - Wendy Mass,Michael Brawer
Rise of the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel (The Descendants) - Melissa de la Cruz
Just One Touch: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels) - Maya Banks
Perish the Day: A Thriller (The Storm Murders Trilogy) - John Farrow
The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels & Other Gentlemen - Victoria Alexander
Wen (VLG) (Volume 6) - Laurann Dohner,Kelli Collins,Dar Albert
Trackers 2: The Hunted (Trackers series, Book 2) - Nicholas Sansbury Smith
Cavanaugh Standoff (Cavanaugh Justice) - Marie Ferrarella
Rich People Problems: A Novel - Kevin Kwan

I highlighted a few; see https://www.fictfact.com/BookReleaseCalendar for full list.

Source: www.fictfact.com/BookReleaseCalendar
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review 2016-04-16 16:22
Global warming denier published crap book
Global Warming False Alarm: The Bad Science Behind the United Nations' Assertion that Man-made CO2 Causes Global Warming - Ralph B. Alexander

I read somewhere that there are deal breakers when it comes to finding a blog to follow.

 

At first, I dismissed it as a non issue.

 

But then when I read a reviewers giving this piece of crap 4 stars and said it was informative. Inform about what?  I know it is either a fake,or I am reading a global warming denier's blog. 

 

Click to the link to see a long list of global change deniers who wrote crap books. 

 

My feeling when I see that book is like.... 

 

 

Seriously. 

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url 2016-02-01 19:23
10 Must Read Books for February 2016 (from Flavorwire)
The Queen of the Night - Alexander Chee
Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth - A.O. Scott

For once, I've actually read two books on this list, and I can recommend them both:

 

The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee (review TK today or tomorrow, hopefully)

 

and

 

Better Living Through Criticism by A.O. Scott (holding review until release date, 2/9)

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