Genre: Fantasy

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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He Had Me at Edmond Dantes: ..

He Had Me at Edmond Dantes: Introducing Pierce Brown

  One random day in March of 2013, I made a trip to the bookstore to avoid doing housework — sue me, I don’t like dusting — and received an advance reader’s copy of a book called Red Rising for my troubles from, yes you guessed it, Patrick my friendly neighborhood book dealer. His instruction, “read it […]

January 28, 2014
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