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The Cortado @ Dinosaur Coffee

I was sipping a cortado at newly opened Dinosaur Coffee on Sunset a few days ago when I noticed something different in the popular drink served in a gibraltar glass.  It was slightly sweet.  Not as sweet as a drink from Starbucks — it was more like a sweet aftertaste. At first, I thought they […]

Some Thoughts about England

Most of the beer we’ve had in England was good. I especially liked the bitter twist beer from Kingston Arms I got the first night we arrived in Cambridge. The trek to the pub was a bit long because I went the wrong direction halfway through, so that may have made the beer extra delicious. […]

Review: Changeless

Changeless by Gail Carriger My rating: 3 of 5 stars There are more elements of steampunk in this second Parasol Protectorate (I love the name of the series!) novel than in the second one, which was interesting. I liked that Carriger wasn’t overly obsessed with giving a gear by gear explanation of how those crazy […]

Review: Soulless

Soulless by Gail Carriger A steampunk-lite romp into a refreshingly new world of vampires and werewolves. I was getting pretty jaded and worn out by urban fantasy/paranormal romance books, but Soulless’s take on the mythos was different enough to keep me interested. In the world of Soulless, there are those with an overabundance of soul […]

Review: Darkfever

Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning My rating: 1 of 5 stars The good news is that I got the Kindle version for free on Amazon. The bad news is I got what I paid for. My new rule is to read at least 1/4 of a book before I can give up on it. Well, […]