Geek Out Challenge: Day 4

It's Day 4 of A Geeky Gal's 30 Day Geek Out Challenge! I'm a little late to the party but that's okay. I encourage all of my blogger friends to participate as well! Day 4: What Was Your Worst Con Experience? Hoo boy. Unfortunately this one wasn't too long ago. I went with the always …

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Book Report: The Bloodlands Collection

This month, instead of reading one book, I checked out an Amazon Original Series - "The Bloodlands Collection." It is composed of six separate short stories, optimized for the Amazon Kindle with both high quality graphics and an audiobook version. It was free with my Amazon Prime account! Book Titles: The Pirate, Little Slaughterhouse on …

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Blades in the Dark: Le Fantôme de Mme. Bloodsoe

Do you remember my recent blog about Blades in the Dark? My friends and I played our one-off session, and it's finally time to see what happened when my character, Lapis de la Nuit, joined up with Gwack Zextra and Alecia Petronova! (Please note that this blog entry is rated R and not intended for children!!! …

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Book Report: The Sixth Extinction

Book Title: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Author: Elizabeth Kolbert About the Author: This book won her a Pulitzer Prize so I figured that was a good sign! She is a native New Yorker, has written FOR the New Yorker, and is surely a professional science nerd. Main Characters: This non-fiction book covers Elizabeth's journey of …

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Blades in the Dark: Introducing Lapis de la Nuit

Tabletop games are really fun, and the current DnD campaign that I'm playing with my friends is getting pretty intense! My DM is awesome and he puts up with all of my nonsense, which I really appreciate lol! His DM from a different campaign is coming to visit NYC, so we thought it would be …

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Happy Book Lovers Day!

Calling all bookworms! Bust out your bookmarks, because it's #BookLoversDay! I just finished reading The Player of Games last week, as you may have read in my latest book report, so I don't have a full book review for you today, but I will share what's on my reading horizons! In honor of today, let's start …

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Book Report: The Player of Games

Book Title: The Player of Games Author: Iain M. Banks About the Author: Born in Scotland, Banks was named one of the Times' "50 Greatest British Writers since 1945" and has written a series of science fiction novels called the "Culture Series." His wikipedia page indicates that he was pretty obsessed with collecting fancy cars …

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Book Report: The Handmaid’s Tale

Book Title: The Handmaid's Tale Author: Margaret Atwood About the Author: She has written several other novels, although I haven't read them. She looks like a nice lady. She lives in Canada! Main Characters: As always, there are many characters in the book so I'll focus on the main ones. Sorry for spoilers! Offred (June?): Protagonist. …

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