Big Changes

Dear Readers, In 2009 I thought BookSexy Review would be a great name for a blog. Before the year was out I decided I hated it.  But couldn’t think of anything better. It was a bad choice for any number of reasons: It sounds like a blog that reviews romance novels which, as you know, I do not. It provides no useful information about the site. Like what … Continue reading Big Changes

Waiting for Martel: The Absurdity of Beatrice and Virgil (Advance Review Copy)

The protagonist of Yann Martel’s new novel is Henry, a writer whose literary path closely resembles Martel’s own.  Like Life of Pi, Henry’s first book is a fable with animals cast as the main characters.  It has been extremely successful.  Not surprisingly,  his next book follows the same formula – another fable with animals.  This time about the Holocaust. Beatrice and Virgil begins at a … Continue reading Waiting for Martel: The Absurdity of Beatrice and Virgil (Advance Review Copy)

Mad About Moers! – A Review of The Alchemaster’s Apprentice by Walter Moers

Summer is over, but no one says we need to back away from the escapist fiction!  There’s no shame in losing yourself between the covers of a good book.  Just don’t confuse this kind of escape with the chick lit, mysteries and thrillers you were reading on the beach.    Save those for next year’s daiquiri.  Instead, we advise walking proudly into the Sci-Fi / … Continue reading Mad About Moers! – A Review of The Alchemaster’s Apprentice by Walter Moers