The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go

The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin GoSeriously, I have to start reading the blurbs on the back of books! I was drawn to The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go because I thought it was about climbing Mount Everest. Mount Everest is genre kryptonite for me. So i was a little disappointed to learn that Everest is only a small portion of the novel. But Go’s writing made up for that. He is a seriously good writer and I will read whatever he puts out next. Continue reading

Sacred Mountain by Robert Ferguson

sacred-mountainSacred Mountain by Robert Ferguson is not a novel a lot of people are talking about. It is put out by a small publisher with a limited marketing campaign. And yet, it caught my attention because it combines two of my favorite historical themes: early climbers of Mount Everest and the Asian battles of World War II. Continue reading