Publisher: Ace

January 6, 2018

Review – The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

Review – The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

I wasn’t really sure where The Lost Plot would take this series. After finishing The Burning Page last year, I felt like the series had all but wrapped up (I think it was only supposed to be a trilogy at first?). There was a bit of a disconnect with this fourth book. Part of this may be from the length of time between reading […]

September 16, 2017

Review – Blackwing by Ed McDonald

Review – Blackwing by Ed McDonald

I went into this book wanting to love it but with the expectation that it would disappoint me because that’s how reading has gone for me lately. Perhaps not the best mindset to have before starting but it did set me up to be pleasantly surprised when I became hooked from the first page. My second grimdark fantasy of the […]

May 30, 2017

Mini Review – Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black

Mini Review – Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black

I think this might be the first book I’ve read involving aliens. And it wasn’t too bad. I think what struck me first was that Ninth City Burning seemed to have its own unique edge on the whole alien business. I’m not all that familiar with alien sci-fi, granted, but I liked how it brought in more fantastical elements, different dimensions, […]

April 8, 2017

Mini Review – Brimstone by Cherie Priest

Mini Review – Brimstone by Cherie Priest

I think my expectations for this book didn’t quite line up with the reality. From the synopsis, it almost sounded like some sort of romance (though not quite) but I soon learned that the book alternates points of view between the characters mentioned, Alice and Tomas. Not exactly what I thought and the result was a story that I never fell […]