Series Review: The Rain Wild Chronicles by Robin Hobb || MAJOR SPOILERS INCOMING!

"They had come so far, yet now that she was here, the years of journeying were already fading in her mind, giving way to the desperate needs of the present." - Dragon Keeper, opening line - Reviewing Robin Hobb's books has kind of become tradition on this blog, so how could I deprive you of … Continue reading Series Review: The Rain Wild Chronicles by Robin Hobb || MAJOR SPOILERS INCOMING!

Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

"The problem with seeing through things so readily was the development of a certain degree of natural cynicism." - The Atlas Six - Have I developed a certain degree of natural cynicism? After reading this book, quite possibly. As a massive fantasy and dark academia fan, I had been excitedly looking forward to reading The … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

"He came one late, wet spring, and brought the wide world back to my doorstep." - Fool's Errand, opening line - What better way is there to start off April Fool's Day than by gushing about a trilogy named after the Fool? The Fool, whom I have always absolutely adored, but who has now, with … Continue reading Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

Series Review: The Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb || WARNING: Features Lots of Rambling and Major Spoilers!

"Maulkin abruptly heaved himself out of his wallow with a wild thrash that left the atmosphere hanging thick with particles." - Ship of Magic, opening line - If you had told me that I would ever start a new reading year with three five-star books in a row, I would have laughed and said you … Continue reading Series Review: The Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb || WARNING: Features Lots of Rambling and Major Spoilers!

Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

"Jasnah Kholin pretended to enjoy the party, giving no indication that she intended to have one of the guests killed." - Words of Radiance, opening line - Thus, my friends, begins the book that has managed to topple The Betrayals out of my number one favorite spot of the year. The book that has opened … Continue reading Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

Warning: In addition to loads of spoilers, mature content, and highly inappropriate language, this review includes a whole bunch of opinions that might be offensive to people who really love this series. So read at your own risk! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. “The black water nipping at her thrashing heels was freezing.” A … Continue reading My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

** DISCLAIMER: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Nevertheless, all opinions presented here are my own. ** “My conviction is that education must be about thinking – not training a specific set of skills.” Normally, I’m extremely picky when it comes to accepting review requests. What with one … Continue reading Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok