The Creative Fire

The Creative Fire: Book One of Ruby’s Song By Brenda Cooper Ruby grew up gray. She will service the ship. Without the grays, nothing would happen. There would be no clean water. There would be no fruit. Without the grays, the Creative Fire, the great generational ship, will never find home. They’ve been gone for […]

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A Bandit’s Tale

A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket by Deborah Hopkinson Rocoo Zaccaro might be a scoundrel. He was denounced by the leading man of his Southern Italian town. His father disowned him and sold him to go to America with a padrone. Once there, he ended up as a pickpocket. Then he targeted […]

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Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape

Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape: Attack of the Alien Horde by Robert Venditti Illustrated by Dusty Higgins All over the world, parents tell their scared children, “Don’t worry. Gilded will protect us.” For fifty years Gilded has been the only superhero on the planet, centered in Atlanta, Georgia. The golden one has protected innocents […]

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The Reason for Bookcation

Last week my Bride and I purchased ninety-three books. Our library is already overflowing, quite literally. There’s no room for more volumes of anything on those shelves. We have boxes of books stacked in the hallway. Why did we purchase more books?

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