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The Hero's Lot (The Staff and the Sword, #2)
This series has come out of nowhere to be a big favorite of mine. It continues to be a fairly traditional fantasy story, with a few twists. As I've sa ...more
Feb 16, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, #2)
The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen is the 2nd book in the Ascendence Trilogy. You can read my positive review of the first book, The False Prince ...more
Sep 15, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
The Shadow Throne (The Ascendance Trilogy, #3)
Such a disappointment. Stopped at the 70% mark. Review:
Mar 02, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
The Legend of Huma (Dragonlance: Heroes, #1)
Even though this was my third time reading it, I still enjoyed it a lot. I think it is probably the best single book in the Dragonlance series, and ev ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
Awesome...would give it 6 stars if I could.
Mar 16, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
JavaScript Enlightenment
A little redundant at times, but I think this book is a good first read before jumping into a more advanced JavaScript book like JavaScript: The Good ...more
Mar 09, 2013
Mar 08, 2013
Avempartha (The Riyria Revelations, #2)
Overall, pretty good story. Not quite as "epic" as I hoped, but I think that will change in future volumes. Detailed review: http://fantasybookreviewe ...more
Dec 2010
Dec 22, 2010
The Weight of Blood (The Half-Orcs, #1)
Surprisingly good, though at times a bit darker than I would like. Full review: http://fantasybookreviewer.blogspot.c...
Dec 2010
Dec 22, 2010
The Pawn (The Patrick Bowers Files, #1)
Great start to the Patrick Bowers series. I'm definitely on board for book 2. Detailed review: http://fantasybookreviewer.blogspot.c...
Dec 2010
Dec 22, 2010
A Mage in the Making (The Chronicles of Grimm Dragonblaster, #1)
Another surprisingly good indie read. Full review: http://fantasybookreviewer.blogspot.c...
Dec 2010
Dec 22, 2010
Coup d'Etat (Dewey Andreas, #2)
I enjoyed this one more than the first one, and think this is an enjoyable read. Still not sure it's in the same league as the Vince Flynn, Daniel Sil ...more
May 11, 2013
May 01, 2013
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1)
Really good, though at times I felt like I was intentionally misled by the 1st person narrator, which knocked this down to 4 stars instead of 5. Still ...more
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
Scope and Closures (You Don't Know JS)
An excellent, quick read. Really looking forward to the other books in this series. Hope they are coming soon!
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Mar 21, 2014
House of Chains (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #4)
Another great Malazan book, though I think it might be my least favorite of the first four. Still an above average read, just not quite as good as the ...more
May 07, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Black Flag (Pike Logan #4.5)
Just as good as every other story in the series thus far. Can't wait for the next one!
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
The Skewed Throne (Throne of Amenkor, #1)
Full review here: http://fantasybookreviewer.blogspot.c...
I was pretty surprised about the high quality of the writing and the story. Its a gritty tal
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Nov 29, 2007
Patient Zero (Joe Ledger, #1)
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Apr 21, 2013
A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, #1)
This one took me by surprise...very, very good!
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
In the Earth Abides the Flame  (Fire of Heaven, #2)
It took me 2 times to make it through this book, but in the end i turned out to enjoy it. Yeah, it has all the familiar fantasy elements, and at times ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 17, 2008
The Free
3.71 of favorite reads of 2014.
Oct 24, 2014
Oct 15, 2014
The Curse of the Mistwraith (Wars of Light & Shadow, #1; Arc 1, #1)
Overall, I liked it..but the writing style is a love or hate kinda thing: http://fantasybookreviewer.blogspot.c...
Mar 20, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
A Darkness Forged in Fire (Iron Elves, #1)
I received an ARC of this book and as much as I wanted to like it, there were just too many deficiencies for me to recommend it. Too many characters w ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 24, 2008
The Last Man (Mitch Rapp, #13)
Excellent thriller, one of my favorite reads in 2012. Full review:
Nov 03, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Malice (The Faithful and the Fallen #1)
Well, the last 1/4 was great...enough to save the book. I'm actually looking forward the book 2 now.
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
The Rose and the Thorn (The Riyria Chronicles, #2)
Good stuff!
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
JavaScript: The Good Parts
I'm going to be generous and give this 4 stars instead of 3, but I just didn't connect with the writing style in this one for some reason.
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Mar 08, 2013
Firebrand (Rebel Angels, #1)
One of the best books I've read in quite a while. Excellent!
Mar 02, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera, #1)
I thought this book was fine, but noting spectacular. From other reviews I have read, each book in the series is better than the one before, meaning t ...more
Oct 2007
Dec 01, 2007
Heroics for Beginners
This was actually a pretty funny book, and a quick read. If you were a fan of some of the comedic fantasy series from the 1980s and 1990s, you would e ...more
Jun 25, 2008
Jun 25, 2008
The Blood Knight (Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, #3)
This was the best book of the series so far. Things are really moving along. If you are a fan of epic/heroic fantasy, you should give this series a sh ...more
Mar 2008
Apr 24, 2008
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