Category: Fantasy

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