Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Maggie Stiefvater has written a near-perfect book with The Raven Boys, book one in her young adult series The Raven Cycle. At times dark and contemplative, others quietly magical, always engrossing. This is a story where you’ll constantly wonder what’s coming around the corner because anything is possible. My words are unerring tools of destruction,…Continue reading Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Third Law - The Blade Itself, Before They are Hanged, Last Argument of Kings

Book Review: What’s Wrong with Joe Abercrombie’s The Third Law Trilogy & How to Fix It

I just finished reading the mammoth First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie consisting of The Blade Itself, Before They are Hanged, and Last Argument of Kings. [You can read this review on Goodreads too] Let’s map out how I felt through each novel. The Blade Itself – This book shows some promise. If it keeps…Continue reading Book Review: What’s Wrong with Joe Abercrombie’s The Third Law Trilogy & How to Fix It

Book Review of The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn #1)

Note: This review was originally posted on Goodreads on April 10, 2017. It has been slightly updated here. The Final Empire is an excellent fantasy novel which far exceeded my expectations. I’m new to Brandon Sanderson with one exception. I’d tried to read The Way Of Kings last year, and I put it down after 5…Continue reading Book Review of The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn #1)