Tag Archive: action

Oct 25

Book Review: Fated

Fated by Benedict Jacka This fantasy novel has a great premise. Alex Verus is a mage whose main power is that he can see the future. He can’t throw fireballs, he can’t make wards, he can’t turn people into stone, but with divination, he can hold his own among people who do. He runs a …

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Feb 23

Book Review: The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt I burned through this book in less than ten days, not because it’s a fast-paced read, but because I got it as an audiobook from the library and knew if I didn’t finish it I’d never get to hear the end of it. Then I realized it was more than …

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Sep 23

Book Review – Reflex

Reflex by Steven Gould I really liked this book. I’d enjoyed the first one years and years ago, and bought this because it was on sale at audible. Davy has the ability to teleport, an ability that is only thwarted if he’s physically chained to something. Naturally, early on, he gets kidnapped and physically chained …

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May 21

Book Review: After The Golden Age

After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn I found this book charming, with engaging characters, a nice mystery, and plenty of action. The main character is Celia West, the daughter of wealthy socialites who happen to also be superheroes. I’d say the bulk of the conflict in the novel involves Celia struggling to get out …

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