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Tales of Whoa · 2W ago

What I'm reading (#33)

Another of my summer reads was a book given to me by a friend, who said, "This seems right in your wheelhouse."The book was Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.  And she was right.  It's a mind-blow...
Tales of Whoa · 4W ago

What I'm reading (#32)

Last year, while doing some research for a post on mystic (and presumed hoaxer) Carlos Castaneda for my other blog, Skeptophilia, I ran across a reference to a book I'd never heard of before...
Tales of Whoa · 1M ago

New release... Sights, Signs, & Shadows!

Hi y'all... if you've enjoyed my tales of the paranormal, which have featured specters that abduct children (Signal to Noise), mechanical devices that focus psychic energy (Gears), and a man...
Tales of Whoa · 1M ago

What I'm reading (#31)

In spring of 1995, five members of the Aum Shinrikyo religious cult planted plastic bags full of sarin (a powerful and deadly nerve agent) at different spots in the Tokyo subway system.  Twe...
Tales of Whoa · 1M ago

What I'm reading (#30)

Hi all...It's been a long while since I've posted here -- life intruded (as it is wont to do), I was out of state for ten days after being out of the country for 11, and I've just generally ...
Tales of Whoa · 3M ago

What I'm reading (#29)

I'm a huge fan of Christopher Moore.  His loopy, ribald plots and brilliantly funny use of language combine to create books that keep you saying "One more chapter..." until finally, sadly, y...
Tales of Whoa · 3M ago

What I'm reading (#28)

I'm a real fan of books that keep you guessing, so it is no great surprise that I read A. J. Aalto's latest book, Closet Full of Bones, in a single day.  If you've read any of her Marnie Bar...
Tales of Whoa · 4M ago

Author interview - JC Crumpton

It was my pleasure to interview JC Crumpton this week, whose chilling and captivating first novel Silence in the Garden (published by Oghma Creative Media) will hit bookstore shelves on May ...
Tales of Whoa · 4M ago

What I'm reading (#27)

It's not often that I read a book which afterwards, if someone asked me "Did you like it?", my honest answer would be, "I have no idea."That, however, would be my reaction should anyone ask ...
Tales of Whoa · 5M ago

What I'm reading (#26)

Being a biology teacher, I'm understandably attracted to books from my chosen field.  I've read everything I can by Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, E. O. Wilson, Lewis Thomas, Carl Zimme...