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Stacking the Shelves – May 22, 2016

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! It’s been another couple of great weeks for book additions! Received for Review                 The Suicide Motor Club by Christopher Buehlman – Buehlman has now secured a position...

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Today I’m over at Tor.com talking about Brian Staveley’s Unhewn Throne trilogy

Yep, today’s post is at Tor.com, which I’m pretty excited about! This article, Masters Level Character Development in Brian Staveley’s Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, is a bit different from my usual and is not a review. It takes a look at the three siblings in The Unhewn Throne trilogy and how they change over the course of series. It does...

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Review: Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Children of Earth and Sky is Kay’s latest novel, set in war torn lands. The cast is comprised of a variety of characters, characters that are unlikely companions, crossing paths only by chance. As with Kay’s other books, this is set in a fictional land/world, but quite closely matches our own. There are a good number of characters in this,...

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Review: The Summer Dragon by Todd Lockwood

The Summer Dragon is a wonderful tale full of dragons and mystery. The author, Todd Lockwood, is an established illustrator, and it shows with all of the wonderful illustrations included through out the book. Not to mention the absolutely gorgeous cover. I was immediately quite taken with the protagonist, Maia. She is a determined young woman, set on getting a...

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Review: The Fireman by Joe Hill

Fun fact, Hill mentioned in the foreward/introduction that the title of his book came from Bradbury’s original title of Fahrenheit 451. The Fireman felt very different from Hill’s other books. There is not the magical call of Christmasland, though there was a nod to it in the book as well as  a slew of references to other genre books, particularly Harry Potter....

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Monthly Musings – April 2016

This is a where I look back at what I read (or tried to read) during the past month. I also plan on highlighting my experiences in any book club reads I from the month as well. I will always start with any books I would label as a surprise find/under-read books so if anyone missed my reviews for them,...

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Backlist Burndown Review: Scourge of the Betrayer by Jeff Salyards

The final book in the Bloodsounder’s Arc recently released, and the number of trusted sources that not just recommend, but highly recommend the series just could not be ignored any more. What I have heard is this first book is really good, but the next two are amazing. So, I went into this with solid expectations of a good read,...