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#RRSciFiMonth YA Weekend Audio: Street Freaks by Terry Brooks

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Street Freaks by Terry Brooks Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 3 of 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Audible Studios (October 2, 2018) Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins Author Information: Website Narrator: Simon […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the last update and […]

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Book Review: The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks

“For evil left to itself, Valeman, does not simply perish; it thrives. Evil contained is not evil destroyed.” The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Series: The Original Shannara Trilogy #2 Original Publication Date: 1982 Author Info: terrybrooks.net Wendy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this specifically because I wanted to compare it to […]

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Tough Traveling: The Big City

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come 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 by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is […]

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Audiobook Review: The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Sword of Shannara Trilogy Publisher: Del Ray Books (1977) Author Information: Website | Twitter Tiara’s Rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Narrator: Scott Brick | Length: 26 hrs | Audiobook Publisher: Books on Tape | Whispersync Ready (as of this posting): Yes I have a dirty secret […]

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Tough Traveling – Messiahs

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested […]

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Tough Traveling: Elves

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan ofReview Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested to […]

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Book Review: Armageddon’s Children

Armageddon’s Children by Terry Brooks Many years ago, I tried to read The Sword of Shannara but the story and characters failed to capture my attention and I set it aside. I grant that I didn’t get very far into the book, but I had read enough by that time to know when a book just isn’t working for […]

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Book Review: The Elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks

The Elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks This is the second book in the Genesis of Shannara series so expect spoilers if you have not read the first, Armageddon’s Children, which I reviewed here. The second thing to note is that I am not a previous fan of the Shannara series. When I first attempted […]

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