Nation by Sir Terry Pratchett Available on Amazon in Paperback and Kindle formats As some of you may have heard, Sir Terry Pratchett has had to cancel an appearance at a UK convention due to the embuggerance catching up to him. In 2007, Sir Pratchett was diagnosed with an early form of Alzheimer. He made … Continue reading Book Review: Nation by Terry Pratchett
Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman with Illustrations by Dave McKean Available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle Formats. When young Nobody Owens was just a baby, a very bad man broke into his house and killed his family. The young tot escaped by making his way into a graveyard where he came under … Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Preview from Another Pen
A wonderful excerpt from a book sure to become a classic.
Warren Bronck had had enough so he took a rowboat out to sea. He had grown tired of all the jibber jabber, folderol, and twaddle of the populous at large. All he wanted was a place to fish that was all his own. All he wanted was some peace and quiet.
Everyone knows that pelicans are natural fishers of the seas. Everyone knows that they are jovial, even-tempered, celebratory creatures. Warren Bronck was a pelican, but he was none of those other things. If you encountered him in the morning he was usually grumpy. By evening he was normally using a great deal of salty language.
Other than his temperament Warren was a striking figure of a pelican. He was tall, big chested, and had a deep rich voice. To most, he seemed distinguished and charming. In truth he was such a master of the obvious and ironic that no…
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This teacher left me speechless…
Check out this terrific new blog from another author. I know my students love his work and hope that one day I can get a fabulous review like this for my own own. Rock on, Mr. Medina.. Rock on. This teacher left me speechless....