Tag Archives: Magic

Marked (Alex Verus #9)

Alex Verus, my favorite episodic British mage. Alex has come a long way from his little storefront helping adepts and normies. He strides on the line between Light and Dark. Mainly finding a path of survival through it all for himself and his little band of mages. Not much has changed in that. He is […]

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The Wise Man’s Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)

Twice as deep as the first book it was absorbed faster than parched ground after a rainstorm. Beautifully articulated as we continue the education, remediation, trials, and tribulations of young Kvothe. The few sticking points I had were time and age-related. In this book Kvothe goes on a journey, there are 3 or so books […]

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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)

It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book like this. When I was in high school I read quite a bit of David Eddings work. While I can’t compare works, there was a feeling–something of magic, of growth, exploration, education. A mystery to be solved and great works to be had. This took […]

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