2020, REVIEW

Review: The Way Of Kings

Author: Brandon SandersonPages: 1001Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis According to mythology mankind used to live in The Tranquiline Halls. Heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms. And the Voidbringers followed... They came against man ten thousand times. To help them… Continue reading Review: The Way Of Kings

2020, REVIEW

Review: Shadows of Self

Author: Brandon SandersonPages: 383Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis for book one Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds. Kelsier,… Continue reading Review: Shadows of Self

2020, REVIEW

Review – Malice

Author: John GwynnePages: 628Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪.5 Synopsis from author website Winner of the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Debut, 2012 Called a ‘Hell of a debut’ by bestselling author Conn Iggulden, Malice by John Gwynne is the first in The Faithful and the Fallen series. Young Corban watches enviously as boys become warriors, learning the… Continue reading Review – Malice

2019

Book Review – The Alloy of Law

Author: Brandon SandersonPages: 325Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds. Kelsier, Vin, Elend, Sazed,… Continue reading Book Review – The Alloy of Law

2020, May, non-fiction, REVIEW

Review: Forensics

Author: Val McDermid Pages: 292 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪✪ | Synopsis | Val McDermid is one of the finest crime writers we have, whose novels have captivated millions of readers worldwide with their riveting narratives of characters who solve complex crimes and confront unimaginable evil. In the course of researching her bestselling novels, McDermid has become… Continue reading Review: Forensics

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Review: Pride and Prejudice

Author: Jane Austen Pages: 367 Star Rating: ✪✪✪.5 | Description | Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work "her own darling child" and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, "as delightful a creature as ever appeared in… Continue reading Review: Pride and Prejudice

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Review: The Hero of Ages

Author: Brandon Sanderson Pages: 848 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪✪ | Synopsis for the first book in the series | A thousand years ago evil came to the land and has ruled with an iron hand ever since. The sun shines fitfully under clouds of ash that float down endlessly from the constant eruption of volcanoes. A… Continue reading Review: The Hero of Ages

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Review: House of Earth and Blood

Author: Sarah J Maas Pages: 804 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪✪ | Synopsis | Half-Fae, half-human Bryce Quinlan loves her life. Every night is a party and Bryce is going to savour all the pleasures Lunathion – also known as Crescent City – has to offer. But then a brutal murder shakes the very foundations of the… Continue reading Review: House of Earth and Blood