“The Republic of Thieves” by Scott Lynch

The Republic of Thieves is the third book in Scott Lynch’s Gentleman Bastards series.  I discovered the series through a series of readalongs hosted by The Little Red Reviewer, and had been anxiously waiting for the next installment. This post will contain some minor spoilers from the first two books.  If you are new toRead more

Republic of Thieves Readalong, Part 5

Warning:  for those of you who have not been reading along, this post will contain major SPOILERS.  If you haven’t read the book yet, please do so immediately, and then come back when you’re ready to scream because _________ just happened.  I’ll also be posting a spoiler-free review of the book in the near future.Read more

Republic of Thieves Readalong, Weeks 3 & 4

I’ve been completely failing at staying caught up with readalongs lately.  Here are my responses to the discussion questions for weeks three and four of the Republic of Thieves readalong. Week 3 Week 3’s questions are written by Lynn. The election competition. Sabetha isn’t wasting any time throwing pranks at Locke and Jean. Mostly itRead more

Republic of Thieves Readalong, Week 2

Here’s my post for week two of the Republic of Thieves readalong, hosted by Andrea at Little Red Reviewer.  This week’s questions were written by Lisa at Over the Effing Rainbow.  I love the way that there’s a question for every chapter, as so much happened in this section.  My answers won’t necessarily stick toRead more

“Red Seas Under Red Skies” by Scott Lynch

“Red Seas Under Red Skies” is the sequel to The Lies of Locke Lamora and is the second book in the Gentleman Bastards series.  Even though it’s the second book in the series, it has its own story arc.  While it would have been helpful to read LoLL first, I don’t think that it isRead more

Red Seas Under Red Skies Readalong, Part V

First of all, a general housekeeping note… I’m out of town this weekend and posting this using WordPress’ nifty scheduler.  I won’t be back to respond to comments and visit blogs until late Monday and won’t be able to see or respond to anyone until then.  In fact, I’m going so far into the middleRead more

Red Seas Under Red Skies Readalong, Part IV

Welcome to week four of the Red Seas Under Red Skies readalong, hosted by Andrea over at The Little Red Reviewer. The picture to the left is Ezri Delmastro by SHADOWxxxMIMZ.  Jean and Ezri are adorable, and I’m hoping that Scott Lynch doesn’t decide to get rid of her. This week’s questions were written byRead more

Red Seas Under Red Skies Readalong, Part III

Hey all!  Welcome to week three of the Red Seas Under Red Skies readalong, which is hosted by Andrea over at The Little Red Reviewer. The adorable picture at the left is “Locke Lamora goes cat-shopping” by missqueenmob.  I wonder if Locke’s luck would have been any different if he wouldn’t have forgotten them. ThisRead more

Red Seas Under Red Skies Readalong, Part II

Welcome to the second week of the Red Seas Under Red Skies readalong hosted by The Little Red Reviewer. The RSURS fan art to the left is Locke Lamora – colour by tenleftthumbs.  It seemed particularly fitting for this week’s section of the book. It might take me a couple days to get around toRead more

“The Lies of Locke Lamora” by Scott Lynch

Over the past several weeks I’ve been participating in a readalong of Scott Lynch’s debut novel “The Lies of Locke Lamora,” the first installment of the Gentleman Bastards series.  At the end of every readalong, I like to post a spoiler-free review for anyone who didn’t follow along but is curious about the book. “TheRead more