Journeys of the Catechist by Alan Dean Foster

I’ve been a fan of Alan Dean Foster for years, all the way back to Splinter of the Mind’s Eye. His books have a nice balance of humor, plot movement and character development. They don’t take themselves too seriously, but they also do a nice job of asking some very interesting questions. This series by […]

Eragon and Eldest – A Review of Two

    There are a number of things about these two books that fascinate me: 1) It is epic fantasy in the Tolkien traditio; 2) It’s written for youth; 3) The author started it when he was fifteen; and 4) The author was home schooled.