Child’s Play

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter […]

Science and psuedo-science

I told my self I’d be limiting my self in buying books, but I couldn’t help it when I see ones that I’ve long been looking for. Yes, I haven’t read Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card yet. When all self-respecting sci-fi geeks should have in their development years. Honestly, I haven’t read many books […]

Break

This week, Booking Through Thursdays asks: Do you take breaks while reading a book? Or read it straight through? (And, by breaks, I don’t mean sleeping, eating and going to work; I mean putting it aside for a time while you read something else.) Ideally, I don’t like to take breaks when reading one book, […]

I Just Can’t Help My Self

Last night when we went out for a quick nightcap (of fries, onion rings and baked potatoes), we passed by the bookstore with just the thought of looking through books. Despite having such little budget, we came out with new books anyway. When I saw Asimov’s Magic on the shelf, I distinctly remember an old […]