Book Review

Seven Blades in Black

Title: Seven Blades in BlackAuthor: Sam SykesSeries: The Grave of Empires #1Published: Orbit (April 9, 2019)Pages: 704 (Paperback)Rating: 5/5 This is my first Sam Sykes book, but it definitely won't be the last. The novel has great morally gray characters, a unique magic system, and a tale that keeps you turning the page to find out what happens next. And, if… Continue reading Seven Blades in Black

Book Review

Small Spaces

Title: Small SpacesAuthor: Katherine ArdenSeries: Small Spaces #1Published: GP Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (September 25, 2018)Pages: 218 (Hardcover)Rating: 5/5 Katherine Arden's Winternight trilogy is one of my favorite series of all time. So when I heard she was writing a Middle Grade series, I knew I was going to have to read it. And, I'm so glad I did.… Continue reading Small Spaces

Book Review

Royal Assassin

Title: Royal AssassinAuthor: Robin HobbSeries: The Farseer Trilogy #2, Realm of the Elderlings #2Published: Harper Voyager (First published March 1996)Pages: 648 (Paperback)Rating: 5/5 I really liked Assassin’s Apprentice. I loved Royal Assassin. Hobb’s writing is just so damn compelling. “The man who must brag for himself knows that no one else will.” Royal Assassin picks up right were Assassin’s Apprentice left… Continue reading Royal Assassin

Comic Book Review

Lumberjanes

Lumberjanes is one of my favorite currently running comic series. It follows Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley at Miss Qiunzilla Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s camp for hard-core lady-types as they spend the summer investigating the strange and unusual events near the camp. This series is full of great dialogue, beautiful art, and fantastic story lines. So… Continue reading Lumberjanes

Book Review

The Bear and the Nightingale

Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Published by: Del Rey (January 17, 2017) Pages: 336 (Hardcover) Rating: 5/5 The Bear and the Nightingale was on my list of most anticipated debuts. The blurb sounded fascinating, and it was recommended for fans of The Night Circus and Uprooted. Both of which I love. So, I knew I was going… Continue reading The Bear and the Nightingale

Book Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Title: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Author: Alexander Freed Published by: Del Ray Books (December 20, 2016) Pages: 319 (Hardcover) Rating: 5/5 (10/5 - no 20/5. Basically, all the stars.) So this is my first foray into the written world of Star Wars. I initially picked this up because I loved Rogue One - its now my second favorite Star Wars… Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story