Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Darrell Drake, Author of A Star-Reckoner’s Lot

Dear readers, please welcome author Darrell Drake! We chat about Sassanian Iran, Chinese literature, creative cursing, and plenty more. You will definitely be entertained! Also, make sure to check out the GIVEAWAY of Drake's forthcoming book at the bottom of this post. Which ancient or historical works have you not read and periodically kick yourself … Continue reading Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Darrell Drake, Author of A Star-Reckoner’s Lot

Interview: Dylan James Quarles, Author of The Ruins of Mars Series

Everyone, please give a warm welcome to science fiction writer Dylan James Quarles. We chat about what is cringe-worthy, a fantasy author dinner, South Korean English classes, ancient Khmer art, and plenty more. I've really enjoyed Dylan's The Ruins of Mars trilogy, which is currently available not only as Kindle ebooks, but also in the … Continue reading Interview: Dylan James Quarles, Author of The Ruins of Mars Series

Interview: Nancy Kimball, Author of Chasing the Lion

Dear Dabbers, please welcome Nancy Kimball to the blog. We chat about gladiators, pet dogs, the Colosseum, tough jobs, and so much more. Enjoy! You're a self-proclaimed hero-addict and enjoy characters that start out broken and wrecked and rise from that to glory and success. What is it about these characters types that keep you … Continue reading Interview: Nancy Kimball, Author of Chasing the Lion

The Blood of the Gods by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: I love this series, so I had to. It was a NEED. Where I Got It: A review copy from the publisher (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: Roman Empire fans. Narrator: Michael Healy Publisher: Delacorte Press (2013); AudioGO (2013) Length: 433 pages; 13 hours 54 minutes Series: Emperor Book 5 … Continue reading The Blood of the Gods by Conn Iggulden

Emperor: The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: It's the conclusion to a much enjoyed series. Where I Got It: From the publisher through Audiobook Jukebox (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: If you are into ancient Roman history, Julius Caesar era, then this is a great series for you. Narrator: Paul Blake Publisher: AudioGO (2009) Length: 15 hours … Continue reading Emperor: The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden

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