Tag: Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman: Anansi Boys

God is dead. Meet the kids. Fat Charlie Nancy’s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn’t know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother.  Now brother Spider’s on his doorstep — about to make Fat Charlie’s life more interesting… and

Injection

A few years ago, a public/private partnership between the British Government and a multinational company saw five clever people placed in university-owned offices and allowed to do whatever they liked. It was called the Cultural Cross-Contamination Unit, and the idea was that it would hothouse new thinking and new patents. Five actual geniuses, all probably

Through the Woods

“This freaked my shit out.” – Patrick Rothfuss I mean…there’s really not much I can say when Patrick Rothfuss leaves THAT on Goodreads, right? Adult Booklr assigned Through the Woods for our Graphic Novel pick this month and as soon as I pulled it off the library’s hold shelf I knew it was going to be

WWW Wednesday 10/14/2015

  What are you currently reading? If I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling For Study:  The Ramayana by Ramesh Menon Legends/Poems:  The World of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin   What did you just finish reading?   

WWW Wednesday 10/7/2015

  What are you currently reading?   Brain Rules by John Medina Coraline by Neil Gaiman Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling For Study:  The Ramayana by Ramesh Menon Legends/Poems:  The World of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin   What did you just finish reading?      All the Bright Places

WWW Wednesday 9/30/2015

  What are you currently reading?   The End of the Affair by Graham Greene   Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling For Study:  The Ramayana by Ramesh Menon Legends/Poems:  The World of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin   What did you just finish reading? I am ahead on my reviews, so

American Gods

I’ll be honest. After reading The Ocean at the End of the Lane I was not super excited to read another Neil Gaiman novel. That book was just very strange, and not really my cup of tea. So when my book club moderator chose this one, after reading 3 other Sci-Fi books…I was less than enthusiastic.

Fiction allows …

Fiction allows us to slide into these other heads, these other places, and look out through other eyes. And then in the tale we stop before we die, or we die vicariously and unharmed, and in the world beyond the tale we turn the page or close the book, and we resume our lives. Neil
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