Returning the world Joe Abercrombie delivers another dark tale of people and the striving through the human condition. Here is a tale of vengeance and it’s dark countenance. It was good, but not his greatest work and here’s my take.
It’s hard not to continue to come up with geological metaphors for this book. It’s dense, striated, complicated, a few pockets that formed that needed shoring up, but overall a great cross section that continues to evolve.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Liquid Hot Magma! This is a read that does not disappoint. It’s got some peculiarities and some rather off timed vulgarities but overall I found the entire beginning to this epic fascinating. The prose is well done. I can feel rocks now. […]
Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It took me a while to work through this book. I’ve rarely read novelette compilations before and I found it difficult to just want to read end-to-end. After each minisode I had to think about it. Take a night or two […]
A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wow.. Bastard left us at a cliffhanger, though. Sigh.. I try not to start things that don’t have endings. Humans are pained by things they don’t know. This pains me. heheh. Ok, so welcome back to three–er–four–London’s. The indefatigable Delilah, the Royal […]
Warheart by Terry Goodkind My rating: 4 of 5 stars 3.5…4…3.75..3.25..3??…bah.. Ratings are hard m’kay. This is the capstone to a 22-year-old series. I started this series when I was 18. I’m 40 now. Yea… That’s weird. I’ve grown metric tons in my thoughts, beliefs, reading, and everyday life in those years. So I am […]