Archive for March, 2012

Illusion: Book Giveaway and Review

Illusion begins with blood, fire, singed hair, and melting skin mixing with meting plastic. Dale watching his wife be cruelly molten before his eyes, beyond his protective reach, by the fire of a car accident. There’s nothing he can do and nothing the doctors in the emergency room can do to stop true love from flatlining. Read more…

The Technologists: The Book Review

In libraries stuffed with yellowed ledgers, in photo albums lined with fading photos, and in newspaper archives stored as microfilm in some obscure room there are always stories to be found. But most people don’t recognize them when they see them, instead seeing only the dusty and decaying remnants of an equally dusty and decaying past. (Or so many people think.) It takes a special person to see through the sepia shades of time and detect the vibrant colors of a tale just waiting to be told, and Matthew Pearl is one of those persons. Read more…