‘A Little Life’ broke my heart, and I have yet to recover.

A Little Life broke me. Never in my life have I ever cried from a book - except for this one. And it wasn't just a few tears either, I was violently sobbing by the end of this book. A Little Life tells the story of Jude St. Francis, a man crippled (no pun intended) …

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A Few Thoughts on ‘Sabriel.’

I apologize for this review - if you can even call it that - being incredibly short and summarized. But regardless . . . Sabriel is the perfect cozy, heartwarming book to curl up with on a rainy day. Sabriel is the first book in the Abhorsen Trilogy, a young adult fantasy series by Garth …

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‘The Illustrated Man’ by Ray Bradbury

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury is a short book. You could start and finish it today, if you wanted to. The novel is a collection of loosely-related short stories, all connected through the frame of the Illustrated Man. We’re introduced to a character called ‘The Illustrated Man’ in the prologue, when our narrator comes …

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‘Game of Thrones’ has ended. Now What?

Tonight aired the series finale of Game of Thrones, completing the epic saga so many of us have watched for the past decade. This show captured the hearts of millions of fans across the world. The expansive characters and relatable characters have sparked an interest in fantasy fiction in people previously unaccustomed to the genre. …

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So You Want to Read the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

So, you want to read the Malazan Book of the Fallen. Maybe you’re intrigued by the “obligatory Malazan comment” on every post. Maybe you’ve started the series in the past and couldn’t get into it, yet still hope to start it again someday. Maybe you’ve already read it. Maybe you’ve never heard of it. Regardless …

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