I Recently Finished Reading: Songmaster

Before I started reading Songmaster, I checked to see if it was a stand-alone novel or part of a series. I was pretty relieved when I saw it was a stand-alone. That was kind of an odd feeling. Usually, I really look forward to starting new series, but I've found that Orson Scott Card's books … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Songmaster

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I Recently Finished Reading: Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen

Reading this book was a far different experience from what I was expecting. Most of the Vorkosigan books have an external conflict where Cordelia, Miles, Mark, or even Ivan have to use their wits and limited resources to resolve the situation. Most of them fall into the subcategories of action or political intrigue. Gentleman Jole … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen

I Recently Finished Reading: Attack of the Fiend

This is the fourth book of the Wardstone Chronicles, and the best I've read so far. While the series has never been particularly light-hearted, Attack of the Fiend takes the series to an even darker place. The story of the book is a bit more intense than previous installments. Rather than Tom and his master … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Attack of the Fiend

I Recently Finished Reading: The Colour of Magic

It wasn't until after I finished the book that I learned the story continues in the next book, The Light Fantastic. I was not particularly happy with the ending to The Colour of Magic, but now that I know the story hasn't actually ended, I'm willing to be a bit more forgiving until I read … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Colour of Magic