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I read widely and in most genres but romance and westerns. Here you'll find my reviews since 2007, with a few reviews of previously read books as well.


In 2012, I completed an "authors of the world" challenge, reading a book for every country (and a few other entities) by someone who'd lived there for at least two years. I expect to tag these books by challenge and country in the near future. I'm still refining my list by adding books that better meet my challenge criteria.

From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet - Vikram Seth A sweet and young travelogue, in a good way, of some of Seth's travels while he was an exchange student in China. Seth is, of course, a fine writer. He does a lovely job of setting a scene by reporting a few striking details.