In the Region of the Summer Stars by Stephen R. Lawhead

The Scálda are attacking the Irish. Add two stars if you like the High Fantasy style of writing. Connor’s younger brother is jealous of him, and one of the Irish kings is colluding with the Scálda. The two circumstances run into each other and Connor is exiled. The Druids are also divided, is there anything … More In the Region of the Summer Stars by Stephen R. Lawhead

Staked (The Iron Druid Chronicles #8) by Kevin Hearne

What a fun story. Follows Atticus of the ever-changing name, Granuille, and Owen as they have adventures and eventually meet up again. Everyone has an epiphany to go with the adventure, it’s cool. Also, doggies.  Irish wolfhounds are the best, just ask them.   Assorted witches, vampires, werewolves, and tree-of-life magic users, and assorted gods.  Fun … More Staked (The Iron Druid Chronicles #8) by Kevin Hearne

Viva Jacquelina! the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Over the Hills and Far Away by L.A. Meyer

A most excellent book for a heat wave. Just enough plot to hold the book together. Also: Love! Betrayal! (but not too much.) Flirting! Rude officers! Pretty officers! Pretty boys! Fighting! (injury, but not too much dying.) The Running of the Bulls! Jealous co-worker! Spanish romantic guitar music! Roma! (not gypsies, thank you very much.) … More Viva Jacquelina! the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Over the Hills and Far Away by L.A. Meyer

The Number of the Beast by Robert A. Heinlein

So many other books referenced this one, I decided to read it. No specific spoilers, but the book is almost 40 years old. Eye catching cover, check: spaceship, pterodactyl, and the Yellow Brick Road & Emerald city. Adventure, check. Plot, sort of. First chapter: meant to be shocking. “Lets get married” after their first meeting? … More The Number of the Beast by Robert A. Heinlein