Ok, so I've been devouring this series over the last few weeks, and I figured it was time to say something about it. Chuck Wendig has authored a series of books (that starts with Blackbirds) that focus on the "life and times" of unrepentant drifter Miriam Black who has the uncanny (and unwanted) ability to see… Continue reading Miriam Black – kicking ass and taking names
I remember when the Harry Potter series first came out; I was in the third grade, almost eight years old (I was always the youngest in my class), and my teacher at the time used the first book during one of her "story time" sessions. I remember listening to her reading it and being wrapped up in… Continue reading Behind the Times, but still relevant
I remember picking up T.A. Barron's The Lost Years of Merlin from a shelf in my third grad teacher's class and being unable to put it down until I finished the whole six-book series. It's not often that I see those particular books around anymore, and it's also not often that I feel so inspired… Continue reading Good Reads – where did they go?
My husband introduced me to Brandon Sanderson's work; he started with The Way of Kings. Unfortunately, he introduced this landmark novel to me while I was working on my MA, so I was unable to give it the full attention that it certainly deserves. However, I knew enough to understand just how much I loved Roshar and… Continue reading Oathbringer – Triumph, and Yet…