Review: Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb
5 Stars , Reviews / August 8, 2015

This review will be spoiler free for Fool’s Quest, but if you have not read Fool’s Assassin, all I will say is this book is even better and I urge you to read my review of Fool’s Assassin instead. So, even if it has been a little while since you read Fool’s Assassin, hopefully you remember the insanity that ensued right at the very end. Talk about a cliffhanger of a ending from that book! What that means is that this book starts in the fray, there’s no slow getting reacquainted with the quiet life of Fitz. That quiet life is shattered and gone. I know I read some criticisms about the first book because the pace was different than typical. I always felt it was necessary to fully understand Fitz and his life. This book reinforces that. There is nothing slow about this book, there is all the plotting, intrigue and character turmoil you are accustomed to with Hobb’s books. And incase you can’t remember details from Fool’s Assassin, have no worries. Hobb does an excellent job feeding the reader with reminders without ever feeling like it was an info dump of the previous book. Past events and characters are just…

Waiting on Wednesday – Fool’s Quest
Waiting On Wednesday / April 29, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon. I adore Fitz and Fool and am so looking forward to catching back up with them in Fool’s Quest after the ending in Fool’s Assassin. These are two of my favorite characters in the history of books, so yes! I am waiting on this one (quite eagerly)!   Title: Fool’s Quest Author:Robin Hobb Expected publication: August 11th, 2015 Publisher: Del Rey     Acclaimed and bestselling author Robin Hobb continues her Fitz and the Fool trilogy with this second entry, following Fool’s Assassin, ramping up the tension and the intrigue as disaster continues to strike at Fitz’s life and heart. After nearly killing his oldest friend, the Fool, and finding his daughter stolen away by those who were once targeting the Fool, FitzChivarly Farseer is out for blood. And who better to wreak havoc than a highly trained and deadly former royal assassin? Fitz might have let his skills go fallow over his years of peace, but such things, once learned, are not so easily forgotten. And nothing is more dangerous than a man who has nothing left to lose…