Monthly Archives: February 2020

Boom Time by Michelle E. Lowe

Boom TimeBoom Time by Michelle E. Lowe

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I got a review copy of Ms. Lowe’s first novel of her Legacy series and quickly ran through the other five in just over a month (I sort of did have other reading on my plate!) Through a smattering of snippet correspondence with her over some questions and feedback, I learned she’d written the six in succession over a year and a half. And she sent me a copy of this with a kind inscription, “To Jim, I’m glad our paths have crossed {smiley face} Enjoy Boom Time!” Between a December vacation, holidays, a bout of flu, and just life, not to mention finishing a few other reading projects, I didn’t get back to this until the end of January. And of course, I got interrupted… Continue reading

Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past by Sarah Parcak

Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our PastArchaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past by Sarah Parcak

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I requested an advance review copy of this last year but I wasn’t selected. As I only request books I am interested in (novel concept, I know, but some people just like to get lots of books and shotgun their requests…I’m judicious with the reading time I have left!), I filed it away for some day in the future to look for after it was published. So it’s someday. Actually, last month was someday. I finished this at the end of January, but have had a hard time taking the time to write reviews. Call it “reviewer’s block”. Anyway… Continue reading