Author: Jessica

Review: The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan

Review: The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan

I’d forgotten how much happens in this book . . . Holy WOW. This is the first (but not the last) book that begins with a several seemingly non-related POVs, and as impatient as I always am to “get to the good stuff,” I always appreciate these early updates/reminders of what’s going on with maybe […]

— Posted April 17, 2015 by Jessica / 10 Comments
Review: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Review: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

I have a new favorite author. His name is Brandon Sanderson. This book . . . made me curse like a sailer. If I had tried to read it in public, at the very least, I would have been banned from the property. More likely, I’d have either been locked up for 24-hour observation at […]

— Posted April 15, 2015 by Jessica / 15 Comments
Review: Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier

Review: Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier

Sometimes when I finish a book I know exactly what I think about it, and the review practically writes itself. Other times . . . I finish, thinking that overall I liked the book, but . . . something remains . . . unresolved. And the more I dwell on it, the more issues emerge, […]

— Posted April 10, 2015 by Jessica / 13 Comments
Review: The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

Review: The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

The Dragon Reborn is where things really start getting good. PLEASE NOTE that I am speaking strictly from the REREAD perspective. If you have never read the series before, the first two books are spectacular. Spectacular x5, even. It’s only knowing what’s coming and being impatient to get to the even better parts that makes […]

— Posted April 3, 2015 by Jessica / 8 Comments