The Wonder of Neil Gaiman

Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Stardust This past weekend Neil Gaiman was in San Jose receiving the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest film festival. The award honors individuals who represent the spirit of innovation in storytelling, a fitting testament to Gaiman's diverse and beloved list of works. I was lucky enough to be in the audience to hear Gaiman speak and his wit and humor inspired me to revisit my . . . more »

The Wonder of Neil Gaiman

Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Stardust This past weekend Neil Gaiman was in San Jose receiving the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest film festival. The award honors individuals who represent the spirit of innovation in storytelling, a fitting testament to Gaiman's diverse and beloved list of works. I was lucky enough to be in the audience to hear Gaiman speak and his wit and humor inspired me to revisit my . . . more »

Doctor Who Returns

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Who Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!! While this blog is normally dedicated to books, I cannot resist sharing the good news with everyone. To celebrate the new season of Doctor Who, here is a list of books that will appeal to Who fans. Doctor Who -The Visual Dictionary- The Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is a colorful guide . . . more »

Doctor Who Returns

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Who Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!! While this blog is normally dedicated to books, I cannot resist sharing the good news with everyone. To celebrate the new season of Doctor Who, here is a list of books that will appeal to Who fans. Doctor Who -The Visual Dictionary- The Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is a colorful guide . . . more »

Celebrate Ray Bradbury

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Bradbury Chronicles On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen. Life in Los Angeles led to a fascination with television and radio, and he would later write and perform in sci-fi shows such as “The Twilight Zone” . . . more »

Celebrate Ray Bradbury

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Bradbury Chronicles On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen. Life in Los Angeles led to a fascination with television and radio, and he would later write and perform in sci-fi shows such as “The Twilight Zone” . . . more »

Nerds For the Win!

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone These days, it's pretty cool to be a nerd. I recently finished Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, in which the narrator becomes a hero entirely because of his nerdiness (read my review here). This got me thinking about just how useful it truly is to be a nerd, and how many of my favorite characters use their so-called nerdiness to beat the bad guys and . . . more »

Nerds For the Win!

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone These days, it's pretty cool to be a nerd. I recently finished Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, in which the narrator becomes a hero entirely because of his nerdiness (read my review here). This got me thinking about just how useful it truly is to be a nerd, and how many of my favorite characters use their so-called nerdiness to beat the bad guys and . . . more »

Nerds For the Win!

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone These days, it's pretty cool to be a nerd. I recently finished Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, in which the narrator becomes a hero entirely because of his nerdiness (read my review here). This got me thinking about just how useful it truly is to be a nerd, and how many of my favorite characters use their so-called nerdiness to beat the bad guys and . . . more »

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline --Book Review

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Ready Player One Ready Player One In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel, the world has been decimated by pollution and overpopulation. Reality has become so bleak that most people, if they can afford it, prefer to live in a cyber-reality known as The Oasis. Halliday, creator of The Oasis, has hidden keys throughout the cyberworld, hoping that one day someone worthy will collect the keys and become heir to . . . more »

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline --Book Review

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Ready Player One Ready Player One In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel, the world has been decimated by pollution and overpopulation. Reality has become so bleak that most people, if they can afford it, prefer to live in a cyber-reality known as The Oasis. Halliday, creator of The Oasis, has hidden keys throughout the cyberworld, hoping that one day someone worthy will collect the keys and become heir to . . . more »

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline --Book Review

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Ready Player One Ready Player One In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel, the world has been decimated by pollution and overpopulation. Reality has become so bleak that most people, if they can afford it, prefer to live in a cyber-reality known as The Oasis. Halliday, creator of The Oasis, has hidden keys throughout the cyberworld, hoping that one day someone worthy will collect the keys and become heir to . . .