The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#4 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

My Copy: 9780762449378 (image from amazon.com) Part 1 review here. Part 2 review here. Part 3 review here. It turns out I miscounted the number of stories. There are only 27, not 28, so this last review of The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons will have only 6 short stories to review. This was … Continue reading The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#4 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#2 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

My Copy: 9780762449378 (image courtesy of amazon.com) Part 1 review is here. Reviewing these stories means re-finding the ones I enjoyed the most so far in this anthology. The stories here are even more variable, ranging from quirky to bloody, past and present. Hope you have as much fun reading them on your own someday … Continue reading The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#2 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#1 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

My Copy: 9780762449378 (image from amazon.com) I finally found this book after looking at Angel/Demon mythology and trying to understand where it came from. I needed to research it because I've had story ideas burning a hole in my head, wanting me to use them. But when I found this anthology existed, I got to … Continue reading The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (#1 of 4), edited by Paula Guran

Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll, by R.D. Ballard & M.H. Morgan

My Copy: 9780792263661 (image from amazon.com) National Geographic comes through again. If you're a fan of documentaries, the beginning about Pearl Harbor will retread some of the same ground as the NOVA Documentary "Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor," where they went to find the last midget sub supposed to be in the area that morning. … Continue reading Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll, by R.D. Ballard & M.H. Morgan

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History, by Robert D. Ballard & Spencer Dunmore

My Copy: 9780446518512 (image from amazon.com) My favorite scientist and geek in the world (non-fiction) has to be Dr. Robert D. Ballard. It's been that way since I was a kid and learned about underwater exploration, and naturally, his expeditions to the Titanic. I'd learned all I could about that disaster and looked at the … Continue reading Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History, by Robert D. Ballard & Spencer Dunmore