Genre: Fantasy

Now Borrowing: The Heart of ..

Now Borrowing: The Heart of What Was Lost

If you’ve haven’t read the original “Memory, Sorrow and Thorn” trilogy, and you’re a fan of fantasy, then you’ve missed out on some remarkable writing. That being said, you do not need to have read how this sojourn into war began to enjoy this trip into the World of Osten Ard. In The Heart of […]

January 5, 2017
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Now Borrowing: Binti

Now Borrowing: Binti

Overall review – 5 out of 5: This deceptively simple tale is a fast paced yet compelling journey of strength, sacrifice, self-awareness, and ultimately homecoming. Absolutely worth the afternoon you give up to read it. Binti is the telling of a young woman striking out on her own in search of knowledge; reaching for a destiny bigger than […]

August 26, 2016
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Now Borrowing: And I Darken

Now Borrowing: And I Darken

Overall Review- 4.5 out of 5: This is a dark, twisted, savagely beautiful story almost Gothic in its imagery and fearless in its storytelling. It is an immersive experience; one I fully intend to revisit often. It’s witty, at turns touching, more than occasionally funny (alright that might just be me), and unapologetically violent when need be. […]

June 29, 2016
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Now Borrowing: Trial of Inte..

Now Borrowing: Trial of Intentions

  *This book is the second in a Vault of Heaven series – it can be read as a stand alone  – but the start of this journey and our understanding of the characters begins in The Unremembered* Trial of Intentions brings you into a world on the brink of war and in the midst of mythical and […]

November 16, 2015
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Now Borrowing: Red Rising

Now Borrowing: Red Rising

Now, I’m a bit particular (blame Frank Herbert and Aldous Huxley) about my dystopian novels so Red Rising had a high bar to jump from the outset. Many of the chosen scenarios just don’t hold form after a few chapters and it makes  the world unbelievable and reading tortuous. A dystopian setting for a story is the one  most likely to […]

February 26, 2014
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