Recommended Mystery Books

Similar to my list of Recommended Urban Fantasy and Recommended Fantasy books, this is a list of recommended mysteries. I don’t usually shy too far away from fantasy/urban fantasy genres – so this list will be shorter than the others … Continue reading

“The Hollows” Review

“The Hollows” is a series of books by Kim Harrison, occasionally referred to as the “Rachel Morgan series”. After the Dresden Files series, this is one of my favorite series for Urban Fantasy. It takes place in a slightly alternate … Continue reading

The Hunger Games review

This is it: the Next Big Thing. <insert fangirl scream here> Are you ready? <drumroll…> The Hunger Games. If you don’t know what it is already, you will soon. Take my advice and read the books before you see the … Continue reading

Moon Called – Patricia Briggs (Review)

While I usually review books that I enjoy, that is not the case with the book Moon Called, by Patricia Briggs. Sorry, chica.  The writing is trite. There’s no character development. There’s actually no real description of the main character … Continue reading

Wheel of Time review

The Wheel of Time is a series of 14 books (not counting the prologue), starting with the stereotypical innocent farm boy thrust into a large magical world. The first book, The Eye of the World was written by Robert Jordan … Continue reading

The Dresden Files review

The Dresden Files, chronology A Restoration of Faith** Storm Front Fool Moon Grave Peril Summer Knight Death Masks Vignette** Blood Rites Dead Beat Something Borrowed** Proven Guilty White Night Herot** Small Favor Day Off** Backup** The Warrior** Last Call** Turn … Continue reading

Death Gate Cycle Review

Spoiler Alert: The below post contains many spoilers about The Death Gate Cycle series by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman. Do not read this if you haven’t read the books. You have been warned!   Overall impression: started off very … Continue reading

Symbolism of Mistborn

Spoiler Alert: The below post contains many spoilers about the Mistborn trilogy by Brandon Sanderson. Do not read this if you haven’t read the books. You have been warned! With character names like Vin, Kelsier, Dockson, Ham, Breeze, Clubs, Spook, … Continue reading