Book Review

The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn Author: Tyler Whitesides Publisher: Orbit Books, May 2018 Blurb: "I'm hiring you to steal the king's crown." Ardor Benn is no ordinary thief. Rakish, ambitious, and master of wildly complex heists, he styles himself a Ruse Artist Extraordinaire. When a priest hires him for the most… Continue reading The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn

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Book Review

Silverlock

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Silverlock Author: John Myers Myers Publisher: Ace Trade Paperbacks, 1949 Blurb: In this classic of fantasy fiction, John Myers transports readers to a world as limitless as the human imagination, where a shipwrecked American meets up with Robin Hood, Beowulf, Huck Finn, and countless others on the adventure of a lifetime. The Experience… Continue reading Silverlock

Book Review

Red Seas Under Red Skies

GENTLE READER: DO NOT CONTINUE READING UNLESS YOU WANT TO EXPERIENCE MAJOR SPOILERS, TOLD THROUGH EXCESSIVE CURSING AND EMOTIONAL VOMITING IN THE FORM OF A BLOG POST BOOK REVIEW.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.  Holy fucking shit. Just... Just... Why? I'm sorry for the spoiler-filled review, but no one else I personally know has read this… Continue reading Red Seas Under Red Skies

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Recommendations for Dashing Duos and Sassy Sidekicks

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish where a different theme is posted each week and book bloggers respond. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Book Recommendations for ___________, where each of us gets to choose what category we want to discuss. I choose to highlight some of… Continue reading Top Ten Recommendations for Dashing Duos and Sassy Sidekicks

Top Ten Tuesday

Ten Ten: Books I’ve Read in 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish where a different theme is posted each week and book bloggers respond. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Books I've Read in 2017. And this week's theme also comes with a confession: I might, ah, have not even read 10 books yet in… Continue reading Ten Ten: Books I’ve Read in 2017

Book Review

The Lies of Locke Lamora

1. I read a lot of books. I read a lot of good books. Hell, I usually rate most of the books I read 4+ stars because, as a reader, it doesn't take a lot to please me and it takes a helluva lot to make me think a book isn't enjoyable. That being said, The… Continue reading The Lies of Locke Lamora

Friday Firsts

Friday Firsts: The Lies of Locke Lamora

Friday Firsts is a weekly meme hosted by Tenacious Reader (and I discovered from Lynn's blog over at Books and Travelling with Lynn) where readers post the first few lines of the book they are currently reading and their initial impressions. This week's victim: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. "At the height of the long… Continue reading Friday Firsts: The Lies of Locke Lamora