Tor/Forge eBooks Now DRM-free

Tor/Forge eBooks Now DRM-free

Tom Doherty Associates, the Macmillan subsidiary, announced this morning that Tor/Forge books are now available DRM-free from all major ebook retailers, including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Google, Kobo, and Sony.  Tom Doherty Associates publishes under the Tor, Forge, Orb, and Tor Teen imprints. I checked most of the major… Read more »

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Rainshadow Road, by Lisa Kleypas (review)

Rainshadow Road, by Lisa Kleypas (review)

Category: Contemporary romanceSeries: Friday Harbor #2 Book source: Public library; have since bought the e-book Rainshadow Road, the sequel to Kleypas’s Christmas Eve in Friday Harbor (reviewed earlier on this blog), is a comfortable love story with a touch of magic realism and more emotional depth than its predecessor.  Glass… Read more »

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Back from vacation!

Back from vacation!

Banff National Park © K. Pekar, 2012 I’m just back from a fantastic three-week vacation with my family, two weeks of it spent in Banff and Jasper National Parks in the Canadian Rockies.  Gorgeous mountains, beautiful streams and waterfalls, lovely walks and hikes, gondola and tram rides, whitewater rafting, and… Read more »

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The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

Category: Nonfiction     Subject: Writing, creativity, and creative block How I got the book: Public library The Sound of Paper: Starting From Scratch is a series of related chapter or essays on creativity and creative blocks.  Author Julia Cameron (The Artist’s Way) begins each essay (or chapter) by musing on some… Read more »

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From Time to Time (movie review)

From Time to Time (movie review)

Category: Family movie (historical; fantasy) Movie source: Netflix We recently watched From Time to Time, a 2009 British television movie based on L. M. Boston’s The Treasure of Green Knowe.  My daughter and I love the Green Knowe series, and we tend to become a bit irked whenever a movie… Read more »

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