Book Review: The Testament of Loki by Joanne Harris

Summary: Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, and the old gods have been defeated. Some are dead, while others have been consigned to eternal torment in the netherworld - among them, the legendary trickster, Loki. A god who betrayed every side and still lost everything, who has lain forgotten as time... Continue Reading →

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This Week in Reading: Manga Marathon

This past week I finished off a few books, but I'm still behind if I want to make it to my goal of 200 before the year ends. I've also got a ton of reviews to catch up on and other year end type posts to work on, as well as a couple of book... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Books Featuring Assassins

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Books Featuring Assassins And we're back with Friday Favorite Fives, huzzah!  With another topic that I'm not sure why I picked! Hahaha.... O.o One of the reoccurring character types in fantasy novels is the assassin. Not sure what... Continue Reading →

Can’t Wait Wednesday: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Fall in love, break the curse. It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Devil You Know by K.J. Parker

Summary:   The greatest philosopher of all time is offering to sell his soul to the Devil. All he wants is twenty more years to complete his life’s work. After that, he really doesn’t care. But the assistant demon assigned to the case has his suspicions, because the philosopher is Saloninus – the greatest philosopher,... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Keeping Things Open

Well, I'm planning on reading A LOT in December, but I don't know what all those books will be yet! I'm trying to just go with the flow. On the one hand I feel kind of bad because I have quite a few review books I need to get to, and maybe some of those... Continue Reading →

Massive Bookhaul of Massiveness

So, a couple of weeks ago one of my oldest friends (who now runs a comic book shop in PA) called me and said they'd gotten a huge collection of fantasy novels in (20 boxes) and would I like to come up and go through them before he did anything with them. Of course I... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Of Noble Family by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: Jane and Vincent have finally gotten some much-needed rest after their adventures in Italy when Vincent receives word that his estranged father has passed away on one of his properties in the West Indies. His brother, who manages the estate, is overwhelmed, and no one else in his family can go. Grudgingly, out of... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Totally Off The Tracks

Well, last week I did at least finish a few things! I wrapped up Daughter of the Forest (loved it!) and How to Fracture a Fairy Tale. I also read two other books not on my list (a novella by K.J. Parker - The Devil You Know, and Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews) and... Continue Reading →

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