The Game

There are hockey books.. and then there is Ken Dryden’s The Game. The Game is former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden’s memoir of his final season playing for the Montreal Canadiens in their quest for a fourth straight Stanley Cup. I’ve read my fair share of hockey books over my long reading career. While many have…

Wanderers

Where do I even begin with this one? Seemingly without reason, men and women venture out of their homes and begin walking.  They exhibit no signs of awareness, just a blank stare coupled with a slow and steady cadence.  If grabbed and made to stop, they heat up like hot water bottles, shake and explode…

Dry County

Small-town preacher Richard Weatherford is being black-mailed by a former lover.  In exchange for keeping it quiet and leaving Richard and his family alone, the blackmailer is asking for thirty thousand dollars.  Despite this already being an undesirable situation, it’s made worse by the fact that this is all coming to a head on Easter…

The Warehouse

In the not-too-distant future, a company very similar to Amazon known as Cloud, has firmly established dominance in the marketplace.  In fact, they’ve grown so large that they now have live-in compounds attached to their warehouses where their employees can reside.  They say this is all a part of their green initiative in an attempt…

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story

In Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, author Sean Howe conducted over 100 interviews with employees past and present in an effort to present a comprehensive history of the comics giant. Howe takes the reader through the company’s early years in the 40s and 50s before the explosion of popularity they would see in the 1960s.…