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#Blogmas Day 17 I Books to Read this Winter

Today we're talking about books I think you should pick up this winter. For me, cold weather is perfect for curling up with a cozy blanket, a cup of cocoa, and a good book. I especially like books set in a cold environment or epic fantasy in the winter. And, of course I had to… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 17 I Books to Read this Winter

Blogmas · WWW Wednesday

#Blogmas Day 11 I Current Reads

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme created by A Daily Rhythm and currently hosted by Taking on the World of Words. It’s time for another WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is super easy, it’s just about answering 3 questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 11 I Current Reads

Book Review

Seven Blades in Black Review

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 Review

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

Book Review

Assassin’s Apprentice

Title: Assassin's ApprenticeAuthor: Robin HobbSeries: The Farseer Trilogy #1, Realm of the Elderlings #1Published: Harper Voyager (First published May 1995)Pages: 392 (Paperback)Rating: 4/5 I know a common criticism of Robin Hobb, and this trilogy specifically, is that her narrative tends to meander, and there is a lot of unnecessary exposition. But, I didn't find that to be the case at all… Continue reading Assassin’s Apprentice