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The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, #2)
A big improvement over the Gunslinger. King does an excellent job transcending the epic journey saga with this second volume, mostly because of the tw ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower #5)
Short review for this one, but it was my absolute favorite of the series so far. Maybe not furthering the overall arc of the journey to the dark tower ...more
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
The Golem and the Jinni
Someone called another book I had read a 'modern fable,' which was patently wrong, but this book right here is well-deserving of that title, especiall ...more
Jun 15, 2015
Jun 24, 2014
The Graveyard Book
I loved this book.

Seriously, I had put it off for so long as my trepidation to dive into Mr. Gaiman's recent celebrated work tended towards a fear of
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower, #6)
Not much to say as this was short in length, similar to the first novel, "The Gunslinger." Mr. King continues with the wonderful cliffhangers, but doe ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 26, 2014
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
**spoiler alert** I thought I would enjoy this book more than I did. Sure, it was a page-turner that I couldn't put down, but something felt... off? I ...more
Apr 24, 2015
Feb 11, 2014
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories
I really had no idea what to expect from this collection of short stories when I cracked the spine, and I was extremely, pleasantly surprised at what ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
The weakest of all the books thus far. The crow metaphor runs rampant in the book, almost to a fault. The familiar characters are mostly absent and Ma ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
This book. I loved this book so much and I'm not even sure if it's because it was such a quick read. At a reed-thin 180pp, this book reads much larger ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
Geez, these books are like paper meth. I have lost sleep while reading this over the week and have almost missed my train stops by how absorbed I am i ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
A return to form from the previous book, and an agonizing wait between this one and the next release. GRRM has to be KILLING everyone with all the cli ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
The Shadow of the Torturer (The Book of the New Sun, #1)
My first exposure to Gene Wolfe, this book is no joke. Dense fantasy is something you don't find much of, even Game of Thrones reads light in prose, b ...more
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 01, 2013
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
I could not put this one down. At all. I think George RR Martin really made this world go from a breathing, living thing to something you can actually ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, #14)
There's not much to say here. The gargantuan series wraps it up and although I devoured it with the same enthusiasm as I have every other book in this ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe)
I would have given this book five stars if it wasn't such a slog for a good 100 pages. The last two-thirds, however, are incredible. The Hobbit, The L ...more
Jan 15, 2013
Dec 20, 2012
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Amazing, amazing. This book kept me up at night reading page after page of medieval political intrigue, how much more can I say when that subject alon ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower, #4)
I think I'm going to save all my reviews for this series when I'm finally finished. This one, while fascinating in spots, kind of went long... long... ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1; Rincewind #1)
Very unexpected, this book. A friend of mine described it as a "Hitchiker's Guide" for the fantasy set and he's exactly correct. This book is an irrev ...more
Oct 09, 2012
May 17, 2012
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
I'm'a let you finish this review, but Roland had one of the greatest 7 book series of all time.
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1)
One of the best fantasy books I've read. Mature without being gratuitous, developed without feeling overwrought, and imaginative without feeling redun ...more
Mar 06, 2015
Jan 16, 2014
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Crazy good all-around. I loved the voice of this book, Susanna Clarke does a great job establishing her world through her voice and especially establi ...more
Aug 30, 2012
May 16, 2012
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
There was some mild fantasy genre camping trope fatigue going on with this one, but King's world-building and language saved it. Especially with the e ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Oct 24, 2013
The Thief (The Queen's Thief, #1)
Fantastic. Never talked down to the audience, lots of fun surprises, and some of the more thoughtful characterization I've read in quite some time.
May 28, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
The Farthest Shore (Earthsea Cycle, #3)
Just... this series is the best. No more words.
Feb 05, 2015
Sep 11, 2014
Elric: The Stealer of Souls (Chronicles of the Last Emperor of Melniboné, #1)
Oct 13, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower, #3)
Feb 20, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
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