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Audiobook Review: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Series: Book 2 of The Reckoners Publisher: Audible Studios (Audiobook: January 6, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Brandon Sanderson, and I admit I usually go into his books with higher than average expectations. Still, I rarely find […]

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YA Weekend: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Magic Series: The Raven Cycle #3 Publisher: Scholastic (October 2014) Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars “Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.” I really don’t care of Blue, Gansy, Adam, Noah, and Ronan ever find their […]

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Book Review: The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley

The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: Book 2 of Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne Publisher: Tor (January 13, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars You can always tell when I really like a book by how fast I devour it. I gave myself plenty of time to read Brian Staveley’s The […]

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Book Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 5 of Peter Grant Publisher: DAW (US: January 6, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars There are only a few urban fantasy series I would drop everything for, and this is one of them. So when Foxglove Summer arrived on my doorstep, I did exactly that […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1 by Tom Taylor

Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1 by Tom Taylor Genre: Superheroes, Gaming Publisher: DC Comics (November 2013) My rating: 5 of 5 stars “There are some things even you can’t corrupt, Joker.” “Ha! Oh Batsy. You’re so cute.” Injustice: Gods Among Us is one of the many unplayed video games on my Steam Wall of […]

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Book Review: My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland

My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland Genre: Urban Fantasy, Zombies Publisher: DAW (January 2011) Author Info: dianarowland.com Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars Supernatural creatures like vampires and werewolves have been getting the Hollywood treatment lately, turning them into sparkly objects of desire. Well, zombies need love too! Unfortunately, there’s that whole […]

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Book Review: Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier

Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Blackthorn and Grim Publisher: Roc (November 4, 2014) Author Information: Website Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars “Spellbinding” is the only word to describe Dreamer’s Pool. Reading it was like walking into a gorgeous, living fairy tale. I just loved this book, it’s probably one of the best I’ve read all […]

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Audiobook Review: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence Genre: Dark Fantasy Series: The Broken Empire #3 Publisher: Harper Voyager (August 2013) Author Info:  marklawrence.buzz Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars ​​Though common sense will occasionally bind me, I’ll be fucked if fear will. Emperor of Thorns is unique in the trilogy because it is the first time […]

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Novella Review: The Broken Road by Teresa Frohock

The Broken Road by Teresa Frohock Genre: Dark Fantasy, Science Fiction Series: Frayed Empire #1 Publisher: The Story Vault (September 2014) Author Info: http://www.tfrohock.com Wendy’s Rating ~ 5 of 5 stars. Kill it. With fire. One of my biggest complaints in fantasy and science fiction is the way far too many authors can’t seem to […]

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Book Review: Age of Iron by Angus Watson

Age of Iron by Angus Watson Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Iron Age  Publisher: Orbit (September 9, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars Age of Iron ended up surprising me in many delightful ways, but what I didn’t expect at all was how addicting it was. It simply grabbed me by the throat and […]

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