Tag Archive: fantasy

Sep 12 2015

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon | Book Review

Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Review: This book took me longer than I would have liked, to finish. And while normally if I find I’m going to take more than one week to get through a book that isn’t that many pages, I’d simply stop reading it and put it on my short DNF list, I chose …

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Aug 31 2015

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore | Book Review

Rating: ★★★★ Review: I discovered Christopher Moore several years ago when I read Lamb and laughed till I was in tears! Ever since then I quickly became a fan of his writing and when the Harry Potter series came to an end I turned to his humor as a way to get back into reading …

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Aug 02 2015

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer (Book Review)

Rating: ★★★★ Review: This is the fourth book by Chris Colfer, but it is not by far my favorite. In fact, it’s probably my least favorite of the four thus far. But let me start by listing what I liked about the book before I go over the few minor things I could have done without. …

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Jan 11 2015

Cover Critique: The Eyre Affair

I originally intended this to be a place where I critique books that aren’t out yet, but I love the cover of my next read so much I felt I needed to share it with you all. This’ll be my first time reading Jasper Fforde and I’ve got to say I’m intrigued and very excited …

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Aug 14 2014

Read of the Town: Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire

I’m nominating this book as one that, if it isn’t already, SHOULD BE at the forefront of everyone’s minds! Released on September 9th, 2014 The title leaves a lot of mystery behind what this could possibly be about, but isn’t that part in parcel to the magic of reading? It’s all in the discovery. At …

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Jul 28 2014

The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning by Chris Colfer (Book Review)

“It was no mystery why this part of the countryside had been christened the Black Forest.” Review: This is the third book in a series that most likely will go on for as long as Chris Colfer wants, and I don’t think any fan of TLoS would mind. My only issue, and it’s rare for …

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Jan 14 2013

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut (Book Review)

Breakfast of Championsby Kurt Vonnegut 303 PagesDelacorte Press, 1973satireFinished in 4 daysAnother Review… My Rating: ★★ Amazon.com / BN.com   “This is a tale of a meeting of two lonesome, skinny, fairly old white men on a planet which was dying fast.” My Review: This book reminds me of one of those paintings you see hanging in …

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Aug 24 2012

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (Book Review)

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer 438 pages Little Brown Books, July 2012 fairy tale/fantasy/magic Read In: 3 ½ days Another Review… My Rating: ★★★★ Amazon.com or BN.com My Review: Even though this book is geared towards young adults ranging from 8 – 12 years old, I read this 400+ page book for …

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