cover title author avg rating rating my rating review Down arrow date read date added
 
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (Peter and the Starcatchers, #3)
4.15
If you’ve read the previous two books in the Peter Pan prequel trilogy, then you ought to take the time to read through this last book in the series. ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Apr 13, 2009
 
The Lightning Tree
4.38
The good thing about this story (aside from it being a new Rothfuss story) is that it's not about Kvothe. It's about Bast, and if you want to know mor ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
 
Split Infinity  (Apprentice Adept, #1)
3.91
When I was 13, I read a lot of Piers Anthony, and when I say “a lot,” I mean a lot. The guy was pretty much all I read, from the Xanth series to the I ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Feb 18, 2010
 
Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept, #3)
3.88
When I was 13, I read a lot of Piers Anthony, and when I say “a lot,” I mean a lot. The guy was pretty much all I read, from the Xanth series to the I ...more
May 07, 2012
Feb 18, 2010
 
The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl, #8)
4.16
With The Last Guardian, the saga of Artemis Fowl comes to a close. I went into this book with more than just a little trepidation, especially consider ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
 
Fables, Vol. 19: Snow White (Fables, #19)
3.88
I've heard through the grapevine that Fables will be ending its run with issue 150. While I've had a lot of fun with this series and seeing how Willin ...more
Jan 12, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Peter and Max
3.95
**spoiler alert** My admiration for Fables has been chronicled several times in this blog, as recently as last month, so I won’t go in to what the sto ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
 
Necessary Evil and the Greater Good
3.69
WE INTERRUPT OUR PROGRESS ON SERIES to bring you a special review. What makes it special? Well, a dude I know wrote it. That's not a first around here ...more
Jun 28, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.56
After I finished The Name of the Wind last year, I found a lot of reviews and comments complaining about Kvothe being a Mary Sue character. I sort of ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Nov 18, 2013
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.49
Would you believe there were parts of this book where I kept thinking, Get on with it!? I mean, I get the structure of the story requires that we see ...more
Dec 31, 2014
Dec 25, 2014
 
The King of Elfland's Daughter
3.84
The King of Elfland's Daughter is considered a classic fantasy novel, and at least one essay describes it as one of the founding novels of modern fant ...more
May 07, 2014
May 04, 2014
 
The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)
4.07
As I was reading this book, I came to realize that I really don't know much about the legend of King Arthur. Most of what I know is the broad strokes ...more
May 07, 2015
Apr 28, 2015
 
The Unwritten, Vol. 9: The Unwritten Fables
3.38
I won't lie to you. I wasn't anticipating liking this volume at all. Orpheus in the Underworld seemed like it riffed too much from Sandman, and it end ...more
Aug 14, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.98
It might be strange to start out a review of a book by one author by talking about another, but I've done it before, and it looks like that's what I’m ...more
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
 
The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1)
4.11
Based on what I've been reading lately, some folks recommended this book to me, since it followed some of the same tropes as the other books. It looke ...more
Sep 05, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
The Princess and The Queen, or, The Blacks and The Greens
3.92
I've rated everything A Song of Ice and Fire five stars so far -- even A Feast for Crows! -- because I look at the series as one complete work, and ea ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
 
Fables, Vol. 21: Happily Ever After
3.89
In a way, I'm sad to see Fables ending. It's had its ups and downs, but the downs weren't so bad that I wanted to give up on it, and the ups were so g ...more
Jun 2015
Jun 01, 2015
 
The Book of Merlyn: The Unpublished Conclusion to The Once & Future King
3.97
According to what I've read about the Once and Future King books, this volume was initially intended to be included with the other four books in the o ...more
May 07, 2015
May 07, 2015
 
The Thing Beneath the Bed (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1)
4.23
I doubt you can make out what the Newbery-like sticker on the front of this book reads, so I'll write it out for you: "This shit is not for kids. Seri ...more
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
 
Saga, Volume 1
4.33
Unwritten is over. Fables has one more issue before it will be complete. Sandman gets a new mini-series once every ten years or so. Lately it feels li ...more
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
 
Saga, Volume 2
4.59
Unwritten is over. Fables has one more issue before it will be complete. Sandman gets a new mini-series once every ten years or so. Lately it feels li ...more
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
 
Saga, Volume 3
4.58
Unwritten is over. Fables has one more issue before it will be complete. Sandman gets a new mini-series once every ten years or so. Lately it feels li ...more
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
 
Saga, Volume 4
4.51
Unwritten is over. Fables has one more issue before it will be complete. Sandman gets a new mini-series once every ten years or so. Lately it feels li ...more
Jul 25, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
 
Shoggoth's Old Peculiar
4.04
I was straightening up my bookshelf earlier today, and stumbled across this chapbook, stuffed into a corner out of the light. I remember having bought ...more
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 23, 2015
 
The Rogue Prince, or, A King's Brother
3.61
I've rated everything A Song of Ice and Fire five stars so far -- even A Feast for Crows! -- because I look at the series as one complete work, and ea ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
 
Fables Vol. 22: Farewell
4.02
I remember when Sandman ended. It was a sad day for me, and I think Neil Gaiman recognized that it would be a sad day for a lot people. He let the sto ...more
Jul 30, 2015
Jul 30, 2015
 
Soleil: Ythaq - No Escape
3.55
I picked this up from a discount table at a local comics shop, mostly because it was on sale, but also because the premise sounded pretty interesting, ...more
Mar 27, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
The Shadow of the Torturer (The Book of the New Sun #1)
3.81
So, I have an Internet friend who is always touting how great of a writer Gene Wolfe is. One, day, I finally asked him: “What’s a good place to start ...more
Sep 15, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
 
100 Cupboards  (100 Cupboards, #1)
3.75
The premise of this book is fascinating: A young boy who has a hard time finding his place in life goes to live with his aunt and uncle, and stays in ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Nov 02, 2009
 
Fables, Vol. 14: Witches (Fables, #14)
4.18
More Fables! Should you be surprised? What can I say about this anyway, if you’ve already read what I had to say about the other 13 volumes? It’s abou ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Feb 14, 2011
Rss More books shelved as 'fantasy' »
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 16 17