Tag Archives: Book Review

Review: Harry Potter: A Journey Through Potions and Herbology

Harry Potter: A Journey Through Potions and Herbology ebook in a series of four coming out this summer, all focusing on the real-life and historical elements behind the world of Harry Potter. Continue reading

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Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows is the debut novel of Erin A. Craig, but don’t let that reduce your expectations any. House of Salt and Sorrows is a deeply complex and emotional piece of work – one that’ll chill you to your bones. Continue reading

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Review: Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton

This is one of those rare times when you can judge a book by its cover. Dragonslayer is everything you would expect, upon seeing an angry looking dragon on a dramatic book cover. It’s a perfect example of an epic fantasy, with the journey just beginning. Continue reading

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Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

An Artificial Night is the third novel in the October Daye series by Seanan McGuire. And it’s quickly becoming my favorite fae series out there. And I’m a bit of a fae snob, so I feel like that is actually saying something. Continue reading

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Review: Harry Potter: A Journey Through Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts

Harry Potter: A Journey Through Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts focuses on, unsurprisingly, Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts. I was really curious to see what they were going to cover in both sections. I had some assumptions and ideas…but you never really know until you start reading. Continue reading

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Review: Nightflyers by George R.R. Martin

Nightflyers is a novella written by George R.R. Martin back in 1985. It’s recently been getting a lot more attention though, because of the Syfy TV series that was made. Out of curiosity, I watched the whole first season (which now sounds like it’ll be the only season) and then read the novella. Continue reading

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Review: The Jewel and Her Lapidary by Fran Wilde

The Jewel and Her Lapidary is the first novella in a fascinating new series written by Fran Wilde. The series is known as Gemworld, and it lives up to that description – though maybe not in the way you might expect. Continue reading

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Review: Spider-Man: Miles Morales Vol. 4

This is the fourth and final volume of Miles Morales, as written by Brian Michael Bendis. Since I’m behind on reading this, I already know that his series get picked up again (confession: I’ve been reading the new issue as they come out, even though I hadn’t finished his backlog yet). Continue reading

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Review: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Skyward is the first novel in a new series by Brandon Sanderson. It’s a young adult science fiction novel, so it’s quite a bit different from everything else he’s done. Still, the novel sold like crazy back when it came out in the fall, and for good reason. Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Serpent-Bearer and the Prince of Stars by C.S. Johnson

Ophiuchus is a warrior of the Celestial Kingdom. Recently he’s been tasked with the care of Naga – a serpent that is oft referenced in lore around the world. Naga is a constant source of frustration and pain for Ophiuchus. Yet Ophiuchus continues to insist that he is happy and proud of his task at hand. Continue reading

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