“The Immortal Crown” by Kieth Merrill

This is the week where I finish all of the books that have been sitting on my Goodreads “Currently Reading” shelf forever.  I started reading The Immortal Crown by Kieth Merrill back in May, and despite really liking the plot, it’s taken me a while to finish it.  It’s a pretty hefty dose of epic fantasy, andRead more

“Blood and Iron” by John Sprunk

Blood and Iron is an epic fantasy novel about three enslaved protagonists who overcome hardship only to be entangled in politics and war.  The main protagonist, Horace, is shipwrecked and forced into slavery.  A chaos storm strikes the caravan, and he discovers his own affinity for lightning.  Jirom is an ex-mercenary who was forced to becomeRead more

“The Path of Anger” by Antoine Rouaud

  The Path of Anger, by French author Antoine Rouaud, is set in the aftermath of a fallen empire.  A young historian named Viola finds Dun-Cadal, a former knight and staunch defender of the late emperor, wasting away his life at a bar.  Viola listens to his drunken tale hoping to uncover the secret ofRead more

“The Way of Kings” by Brandon Sanderson

During the past month, I participated in a readalong of Brandon Sanderson’s “The Way of Kings.”  It has been an incredible experience, and I’d like to thank everyone who made it possible.  To conclude the readalong, I’m going to share a spoiler-free review of the novel for anyone who hasn’t been following along. “The WayRead more

The Way of Kings Readalong

During the past month, I participated in a readalong of Frank Herbert’s novel “Dune” that I enjoyed tremendously.  It was awesome to be able to have so many interesting conversations with other bloggers about the novel as I read.  Because of this, I decided to participate in another readalong beginning August 1. The readalong pageRead more