Category Archives: Fantasy

The Gunslinger – Stephen King
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Soooooo…you know how The Dark Tower series is supposed to be like this huge awesome epic fantasy-type story that everyone in the world loves? There are countless websites devoted to it, in fact the people at the WoT/ASoIaF forum I … Continue reading

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Centuries of June by Keith Donohue
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WEIRD. Centuries of June is just plain weird, but compellingly so. At times, it is laugh-out-loud funny and at others, it is simply surreal and hallucinatory. And I loved it.   The novel begins with our narrator landing on his … Continue reading

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Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
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Sorta liked it: Seraphina is an original, clever, political novel about a medieval society in which dragons take human form and interact fairly freely with the rest of the population. I found the world of Goredd fascinatingly real and well … Continue reading

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Crap I Read Lately…and I DO mean crap.
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I’ve been slacking on my posts SOOO much, and I guess it’s time to rectify that. Sort of. I normally post a review after every book I read…however, as I am now more than just a handful behind, I’m taking … Continue reading

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Life After Life – Kate Atkinson (ARC to be published April 2nd)
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**A copy of this book was provided by the publisher. Below opinions are my own.** So first I want to say straight out that I loved Life After Life. It’s a honkin’ big book, and it’s really not my “type” … Continue reading

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Replay by Ken Grimwood
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Premise: Jeff Winston dies in 1988 of a heart attack. Then he wakes up in 1963, in college. He keeps going through the cycle, reliving this part of his life over and over, always dying on the same day and … Continue reading

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The Hobbit (2012)
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Ok, so I make no pretenses that The Hobbit has ever been my FAVORITE book. I enjoyed The Lord of the Rings movies as much as the next gal, but would never reread the books (too long, involved, and BORING), … Continue reading

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Another CRAZY mini-multi-book review…
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As you may have gathered from my extensive current reading list — and I promise it has NOTHING to do with how many books I must finish before 12/31 to complete my Goodreads goal, ahem 😉 — it’s that time … Continue reading

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House of Shadows, by Rachel Neumeier – DNF
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I am so disappointed. This book has been on my “READ ME NOW” list for months. That’s a step up from my “read me next” list, you know. I really don’t remember what made me so interested in it, though … Continue reading

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A Song of Ice and Fire: “The Mystery Knight” by George R.R. Martin
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Well, I’m glad to have these mini stories from the Game of Thrones series done. The short stories weren’t exceptionally great, featured none of our beloved characters, but did provide interesting backstory I suppose. I guess I’m just glad to put GRR (and that’s … Continue reading

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