I Recently Finished Reading: Hard Magic

I picked up this book on the recommendation of a friend, and I'm glad I did. If I had just seen the cover, I would never have given it a chance. The setting of the book is fantastic, it's the 1930s in an alternate Earth where people started developing magic powers in the mid-19th century. … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Hard Magic

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I Recently Finished Reading: Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance

I'm a big fan of the Vorkosigan series, so I've been looking forward to reading this book for a while, especially since it's one of the few books without Miles as the main character (not that Miles is a bad main character, it's just that the variety is nice). Captain Vorpatril's Alliance is a solid … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance

I Recently Finished Reading: The Magician King

This is an odd series. When I finished reading the first book, The Magicians, I struggled to find a way to describe it to people. Ultimately, I settled on saying that it was college years Harry Potter, combined with the Chronicles of Narnia, as written by Stephen King. When I started reading this book, I … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Magician King