Game Night

Puerto Rico designed by Andreas Seyfarth, published by Rio Grande Games Description: The players are plantation owners in Puerto Rico in the days when ships had sails. Growing up to five different kind of crops: Corn, Indigo, Coffee, Sugar and Tobacco, they must try to run their business more efficiently than …

The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack Flop

The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack Flop (Humpty Dumpty Jr., Hard Boiled Detective #1) by Nate Evans and Paul Hindman, illustrated by Vince Evans and Nate Evans From the back: Humpty Dumpty, Jr. has always gotten the bad guy. Always. Except once, when the case got too personal. You know that …

Wondrous Words Wednesday

I found a couple of new words this week, both are out of Second Glance by Jodi Picoult. tatterdemalian: wasn’t in the dictionary tatterdemalion: a person dressed in ragged clothing, ragamuffin not that Ethan would be left a tatterdemalian if she was hit by a car nictitating: winking Abe Huppinworth, …