Philosophy of Use
Blog , Slider / February 10, 2017

It is my belief that for a review of any kind to be relevant you must first have an understanding of the reviewer and how his or her views relate to your own.  I would have said that this goes without saying but… well I just said it so…. Ok, so who is Darkley Urbane and why do you give a crap about what he says.  I must admit, I’m outside the bounds of your typical UF reader.  First I’m not female and secondly in my worldview Vampires only sparkle when lit on fire.  So there’s that.  But I do have quite a background with this subject.  I’ve been an avid reader since I was about 12.  We had a book report assignment but the choice of the book was left open to us.   I can still, to this day, remember picking up this book from a grocery store shelf and looking at it in wonder.  I had never seen a book like this before.  It was dark, foreboding and exciting!  It was King’s Blood Four by Sheri S. Tepper and I was hooked.  After that I became a regular at my local Waldenbooks and B. Dalton.  I eventually…