Trevlig lördag, alla! It's me! And unless I manage to colossally fuck things up within the next 24 hours, I am currently one day away from hitting a two-year streak on Duolingo!! Which obviously means you're getting another Duolingo post to celebrate. I've got to make use of my two-year-streak-week while I can! (Am I … Continue reading Recommending Books Based On Weird Duolingo Sentences || Fantasy Edition
SPOILERY BOOK REVIEW: Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb
"The longer I looked at him, the more I wanted to go and kill, not quickly and quietly, but messily and noisily. I wanted the people who had done this to him to know they were dying and why. I wanted them to have time to regret what they'd done." - Fool's Quest, 'Winterfest Eve … Continue reading SPOILERY BOOK REVIEW: Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb
SPOILERY BOOK REVIEW: Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb
"We were very good friends for a long, long time. We did hard things for one another. Risked our lives. Gave up our lives and faced death, and then faced life again. You might be surprised to learn that facing life can be much harder than facing death." - Fool's Assassin, 'Dreams' - First off, … Continue reading SPOILERY BOOK REVIEW: Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb
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!
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: Pariah’s Lament by Richie Billing
"To hold faith in one's self, in one's convictions and choices, is, when you come to think of it, a curiously difficult thing." - Pariah's Lament, opening line - ** DISCLAIMER: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Nevertheless, all opinions presented here are my own. ** How could … Continue reading Book Review: Pariah’s Lament by Richie Billing
Spoilery Book Review: Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson
Of course the Parshendi wanted to play their drums. - Rhythm of War, opening line - I did it, guys! As far as The Stormlight Archive is concerned, I am finally all caught up! I mean, maybe not all caught up, since there are still the novellas, but I have now read all of the … Continue reading Spoilery Book Review: Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson
Spoilery Book Review: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
Eshonai had always told her sister that she was certain something wonderful lay over the next hill. - Oathbringer, opening line - Am I really giving you another behemoth of a Stormlight Archive book review? Of course I am 😁 Oathbringer had been eyeing me temptatiously throughout all of October, so the minute my thesis … Continue reading Spoilery Book Review: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
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!!!
Book Review: Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb
Happy Friday, everyone! I know, I know - two book reviews in one week? Even though I don't particularly like writing them? Something must be wrong with me 😂 But then again, university started this week, and I need to make the most of being able to read and blog until the first homework assignments … Continue reading Book Review: Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb
Spoilery Book Review: Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb
“Why is it forbidden to write down specific knowledge of the magics? Perhaps because we all fear that such knowledge would fall into the hands of one not worthy to use it.”- Royal Assassin, page 1 - Happy Sunday, everyone! I wasn’t actually planning on posting today, but ever since I finished Royal Assassin yesterday, … Continue reading Spoilery Book Review: Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb