BOOKSHELF| my comfort books.

img_3316“I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens.”

There are a number of reasons we gravitate towards certain books.  Something appeals, something clicks, something draws us in.  Certain books we end up going back to because they take us back to a certain time or a different world, or they make us smile and laugh.  Each in its own way brings us some form of comfort.  These are the books on my shelf that I would consider my comfort books: Continue reading “BOOKSHELF| my comfort books.”

The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone

Print“The only time I ever met Jonah Long he was wearing a fake beard, a blue pin-striped captain’s outfit, and a toy pipe that blew soap bubbles.”

A bad break-up, a long period of unemployment, and a string of failed job interviews.  That is Dahlia Moss’ life.  That is until she is hired as a private detective by rich boy Jonah Long.  Her mission: confront the thief of the Bejeweled Spear of Infinite Piercing from the online game Kingdoms of Zoth, and retrieve it.  Things take a turn when Jonah Long is found dead and Dahlia is thrown into the world of online gaming and the search for a killer.

Dahlia, you had me at Murder She Wrote.

The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss is a fun, geeky adventure for geeks and non-geeks alike.  But lets face it, everyone has geeked out about something at some point. Continue reading “The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone”