Interview with Uvi Poznansky, Author of A Rise to Power

Everyone, please welcome Uvi Poznansky. I greatly enjoyed her short story collection, Twisted, and invited her onto Dab of Darkness for tea and chat. Today we talk about cover art, the ebook world, and the importance of reaching out to readers. Also, check out the last question and answer for an ongoing ebook giveaway of … Continue reading Interview with Uvi Poznansky, Author of A Rise to Power

Dab of Darkness Expands

2012 ended on an exceedingly good note for Dab of Darkness, which got mentioned on a SF Signal podcast (Episode 170). Thank you everyone who had a hand in that, especially Lady Dark Cargo and Little Red Reviewer. Since 2010, I have been writing for Dark Cargo, and once I started up my review blog, … Continue reading Dab of Darkness Expands

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Why I Read It: The Estella Society was hosting a read along. Where I Got It: The Library Who I Recommend This To: Ghost-story lovers who like a slow build up with lots of nuance. Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Books on Tape (2009) Length: 13 CDs I enjoyed this book from the beginning because of … Continue reading The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Girl Reading by Katie Ward

Why I Read It: A few book bloggers I follow recommended it. Where I Got It: The Library Who I Recommend This To: If you want a bit of fictionalized art history in bite-sized pieces, check this out. Publisher: Scribner (2012) Length: 337 pages Each chapter within this book is it's own contained story, starting … Continue reading Girl Reading by Katie Ward

The Thrall’s Tale by Judith Lindberg

Why I Read It: Love Norse historical fictions. Where I Got It: paperbackswap.com Who I Recommend This To: Norse aficionados, archaeologists, historians. Narrator: Virginia Leishman Publisher: Penguin Audio (2006) Length:  ~19 hours This historical fiction follows the lives of three Viking, or Norse, women in and around 985 AD. in Greenland. Thorbjorg is an aged … Continue reading The Thrall’s Tale by Judith Lindberg

Emperor: The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: For fun. Where I Got It: Own it. Whom I Recommend This To: Roman history buffs and action-seekers. Publisher: HarperCollins (2003) Length: 624 pages Series: Emperor Book 1 I love this section of history, and not just for all the dramatized literature, TV, and movies the life of Julius Caesar has … Continue reading Emperor: The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden