My Favorite Harlan Ellison Rant

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on April 17, 2014 by tomupton33

Messenger

Posted in Uncategorized on April 17, 2014 by tomupton33

Originally posted on As I Lay Reading:

Wow guys, if I had any doubts about Lois Lowry’s dystopian series, I have none now.  Messenger blows the first two books out of the water.

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I was a bit frustrated after reading Gathering Blue, because aside from sharing the same themes, it really had no connection to The Giver. The characters didn’t over lap, and I wasn’t even sure it was in the same time period. But everything starts making sense when you read Messenger. At first the overlap is extremely subtle. So subtle I missed it. And then I almost jumped out of my chair when I realized who the main character is.

I’m not going to tell you what the connections are. You’ll have to figure it out on your own. But, if you have any interest in the first two, you’re going to love the third book. I can’t wait to read the fourth…

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“…Life is muc…

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 16, 2014 by tomupton33

“…Life is much simpler if you don’t notice anything….”
― from Just Plain Weird

Forever Freaky

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on April 15, 2014 by tomupton33

Forever Freaky

When the going gets weird, the weird get going.

“The road to he…

Posted in Uncategorized on April 15, 2014 by tomupton33

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
― Stephen King

“You can’t real…

Posted in Uncategorized on April 14, 2014 by tomupton33

“You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.”
― Ken Kesey

JPW New cover

Posted in Uncategorized on April 14, 2014 by tomupton33

JPW New cover

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