Category: Book Review

Jul 14

Book Review: Red Seas Under Red Skies

Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch This is the second book in Scott Lynch’s “Gentleman Bastards” series, but I don’t think you have to have read THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA to appreciate it. Lynch’s world is an amazing tapestry of fantasy cultures. Cities have infrastructure of ancient techonolgies, bondsmagi alter lives like …

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Jul 10

Book Review: The Wise Man’s Fear

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss This is the second novel in the “Kingkiller Chronicles” the epic fantasy by Patrick Rothfuss which charmed and delighted me despite the fact that I’d lost my taste for epic fantasies. I liked THE NAME OF THE WIND enough that I decided to pick this one up and …

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Jul 05

Book Review: Storm of Swords

A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin This is the third novel in GRRM’s “Song of Ice and Fire” series. Chronologically it continues, and in some cases, overlaps the second novel, A CLASH OF KINGS. The main characters are Sansa, Jon, Arya, Catlyn Stark, Jamie and Tyrell Lannister, Davos the onion knight, Samwell Tarly …

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Jul 02

Book Review: Red Glove

Red Glove by Holly Black I absolutely adored the first of this series, WHITE CAT. In fact, I thought it was one of the best books I read the whole year. I bought this one in hardcover before I even read it–something I rarely do. When you read a book that knocks it out of …

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Jun 30

Book Review: Clash of Kings

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin It’s been many years since I read a 1000 page book in two days, so that tells you something of how I enjoyed this novel. GRRM really knows how to make a person care about characters. Some of the characters I adore, such as Daenerys and Arya. …

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