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Favorite Books A-Z

I borrowed this idea from the Bionic Book Worm, who hosts the meme Top 5 Tuesdays where for the month of July the themed topics are books that start with a letter of the alphabet. Having seen the fun posts around the blogosphere, it got me wondering if I could come up with a favorite book […]

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Tough Traveling: Dragons

Back in 2014, the idea for Tough Traveling started with Nathan of Fantasy Review Barn who came up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in (and inspired by) The Tough Guide to Fantasyland, a tongue-in-cheek parody of the fantasy genre by Diana […]

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#FavFiveFriday: Audiobook Edition

#FavFiveFriday is a personal challenge that I’ll be doing just for the month of June in celebration of Audiobook Month. I’ll be using it as a way to highlight my favorite audiobook listens so far in 2016, and I’ve listened to quite a few of them this year. To find out a little more about Audiobook Month […]

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Audiobook Review Bites: Here Be Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan Series: Memoir by Lady Trent #1 Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books (February 5, 2013) Tiara’s Rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Lady Isabella Hendemore discovers a lifelong love of natural science, especially the study of dragons, at the tender age of seven-years-old. In her polite society, academics are […]

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Book Review: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik If you’re looking for an action read involving war dragons, this isn’t it. There are a few skirmishes, but they are far between. Instead, this is a book about the relationship between a very unique dragon and a naval officer snatched out of the life he was used to […]

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