Tag: fiction

  • Review: Grey Sister (Book of the Ancestor #2)

    Review: Grey Sister (Book of the Ancestor #2)

    On closing this screening from Netgalley (thank you), I say… Mark, you devilish bastard! On the heels of Red Sister, we are committed to knowing how Nona and her cohorts will be raised, trained, and where they will end up in a world that is closing in. Ice walls, literally. With only the aimed faux…

  • Review: The Heroes

    While the prior book might have been a slug through a bog this one was a rain-drenched battle and all the feelings that come along with it.

  • Review: Best Served Cold

    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.

  • Review: The Obelisk Gate

    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.

  • Review: The Fifth Season

    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.…

  • Review: A Gathering of Shadows

    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…

  • Review: Children of Time

    Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars What an interesting read. I’m so glad I finished it. I had a character moment that I .. just.. umfphforthesakeofallthingsgoodstopingsostupid .. but I let it pass and really really glad I let it go. lol. It was solid, well thought out; the ingenuity…