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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.

The Curse of the Giant Tortoise: Tragedies, Crimes and Mysteries in the Galapagos Islands - Octavio Latorre Ecuador.A poorly-organized, poorly-translated hidtory of Galapagos. It often crosses into incoherence and doesn't seem to have a point other than to describe a series of disasters that, for a reader without other references and resources, are here rendered unintelligible.