Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror?
Science Fiction. I know you never would have guessed. Though I do love a lot of fantasy series as well.
Hardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market Paperback?
Hardbacks, only if I plan on keeping the book or rereading it several times. Otherwise, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d rather not spend the money. I usually go with mass market, cheaper and smaller (to fit in the purse).
Heinlein or Asimov?
Asimov. The one Heinlein novel I tried reading, didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t go so well. But IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve enjoyed the few works of Asimov that IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve read.
Since Tuesday night is a slow TV night, I just read all evening. I finished up Lost Calling, by Evelyn Vaughn. This is the first in the Madonna Key series and falls into the category of romantic suspense.
Catrina Dauvergne is a museum curator who finds herself in the midst of an earthquake in Paris, France. When she falls into a fissure, she discovers special artifacts among bones dating back 200 years. When she touches the artifacts, she has visions of the women who owned the pieces when they were alive.
Dolce Bellezza passed along a fun meme. The idea is to be given a letter, hers was “D”, and then post ten things you like beginning with that letter. At the end of the post, she said she would give interested readers a letter of their own. I landed the letter “S”.
So, here are 10 things beginning with the letter S that I like:
1. Science Fiction Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Hence, my moniker. It all started when I saw Star Wars for the first time when I was only 2 years old. If my parents only knewÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
2. Sketching Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Otherwise, I would have never majored in Art in college. IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve always loved drawing. But in 6th grade, I drew my first portrait. It was of Spock out of a TV Guide. And I realized it wasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t half bad. Thus, began my love of drawing faces. All because of Star Trek! Continue reading Letter Meme→
The Dresden Files series premier was last night. And I, for one, was not disappointed. The actors are well-cast, particularly Paul Blackthorne as Harry Dresden and Terrence Mann as Bob the skull. They play really well off of each other. For those that missed it last night, the SciFi Channel will be airing the pilot again today and tomorrow.
I just got an email that made my heart skip a beat.. in a good way.
It seems that Casino Royale is available for preorder (at least on ColumbiaHouse.com)! And will be released on March 13th! Just a couple weeks before my birthday.
Happy Birthday to me!
1. Superman Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Of course the most famous superhero of all time. The eternal Boy Scout has to be my favorite simply because with all of his power, he feels compelled to do good simply because itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s right. No hidden motives or agenda. His morals hold true.
Superman is born Kal-El on the alien planet Krypton, and is rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father moments before the planet’s destruction. The rocket lands on Earth, where the child is found by passing motorists who adopt him and give him the name Clark Kent. As Clark reaches maturity, he learns that he has superhuman abilities, which he resolves to use to help others, fighting anything from petty crime to universal threats. To keep his identity secret when not fighting evil as Superman, Clark lives among humans as a “mild-mannered reporter” for the Metropolis newspaper The Daily Planet. Clark works alongside reporter Lois Lane, with whom he is romantically involved (and whom he marries in the current mainstream comics continuity).