Tag Archives: Wordstock 2012

As many twists as a crazy straw

Dark Shore, Book Two of The Atlanteans by Kevin Emerson; 2013; $17.99; 470 pages; Katherine Tegen Books, New York, NY; 978-0-06-206282-6; Young Adult; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood; 7/14-7/17 Why did I pick this up?  Because I had read the first book, The Lost Code, after meeting the author, Kevin Emerson at Wordstock 2o12 […]

I can see why Spielberg wants to make a movie of this

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson; 2011; $25.00; 347 pages; Doubleday, New York, NY; 978-0-385-53385-0; Science Fiction; Checked out from Multnomah County Library, St. Johns; finished in San Diego, CA; 6/6-6/13 Why did I pick this up?  I had read a couple of things by Daniel Wilson previously and I had met him at Wordstock last year […]

people keep changing and growing

Kill You Twice by Chelsea Cain; 2012; $25.99; 326 pages; Minotaur Press, New York, NY; 9780312619787; purchased from Powell’s Books at Wordstock 2012; 2/6-2/7 Why did I pick this up?  I have read all the previous books in this series and enjoyed and I think I have spoken to Chelsea at the last three Wordstocks and had […]

Golden Earring, Blue Oyster Cult and Devo

The Infects by Sean Beaudoin; 2012; $16.99; 347 pages; Candlewick Press, Sommerville, MA; 978-0-7636-594 7-9; Purchased from Powell’s Book Store, Cedar Hills Crossing at author appearance; 1/23-1/25 Why did I pick this up?  I read Sean Beaudoins’ book Fade to Black before he was at Wordstock.  Then he and several other authors made an appearance at […]

The Tale of Two Wilderness

Wilderness by Lance Weller; 2012; $25.00; 293 pages; Bloomsbury, New York, NY; 978-1-60819-937-2; Checked out from Multnomah County Library; Gresham; 1/21-1/23 Why did I pick this up?  I met Lance at Wordstock last year when I got Bruce Holberts’ signature, and I told Lance that I hadn’t read his book yet but that I would. What is […]

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