Category: Book Review

  • In The Weeds: Book Review: No Place To Hide…

    As the #InfoSec noob that I am, I’ve been reading up on everything and anything that has to do with the digital world. I can’t recall who recommended the book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald, but I’m very glad that they did. This tome has renewed…

  • Book Review: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

    ACCEPTANCE, Book 3 in THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY.  By Jeff VanderMeer Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY, 2014 5/FIVE STARS. ***** If you haven’t read the entire Southern Reach Triology, you need to get on it. Now. This is a series, especially this last book, that will spawn fandoms, fan fiction, movies, youtube discussions, and I’m…

  • Book Review & Giveaway: SUGAR SKULLS

    Hey, fellow Bibliophiles! I wanted to share with you an audiobook (CD type) I thoroughly devoured during the holidays:  SUGAR SKULLS. Reading time is precious for many of us, especially with work, kids, home, and community responsibilities. SUGAR SKULLS takes you all away from that and into this fantastical world and into the life of…

  • Book Review: SHOTGUN GRAVY by Chuck Wendig

      Like a blast of pellet in the face, SHOTGUN GRAVY explodes right from the get go and you want to follow around Atlanta Burns as if she’s the Bonnie to your Clyde. This book is a 4-star thriller on my virtual shelf. This novella has been out for a long time (since 2011, to…

  • Book Review: ANNIHILATION by Jeff VanderMeer

    ANNIHILATION (Book 1 of The Southern Reach Triology) by Jeff VanderMeer (4 STARS in the Fiction Farm nomenclature) Reviewer’s Note:  I don’t write a review unless I’ve read the book at least twice. I may give some stars to a once-read book, but an in-depth review means I’ve read it at least twice. I use…