Book Review: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Title: The Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal, Magic Publisher: Penguin ROC Goodreads Summary: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for…

Book Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink

Title: Welcome to Night Vale Author: Joseph Fink Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Humor Publisher: Harer Perennial Published: October 20, 2015 Page Amount: 421 pages Goodreads Summary: Night Vale is a small desert town where all the conspiracy theories you’ve ever heard are actually true. It is here that the lives of two women, with…

Book Review: All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

Title: All The Birds In The Sky Author: Charlie Jane Anders Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Magical Realism, Magic Publisher: Tor Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 320 pages Goodreads Summary: Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn’t expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during high school. After…

Book Review: The Obelisk Gate by NK Jemisin

Title: The Obelisk Gate (Broken Earth 2) Author: NK Jemisin Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopia Publisher: Orbit Published: August 18, 2016 Page Amount: 448 pages Goodreads Summary: The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train…

Book Review: City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Blades (The Divine Cities #2) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 484 pages Goodreads Summary: The city of Voortyashtan was once the domain of the goddess of death, war, and destruction, but now it’s little more than a ruin….

Book Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Stairs (The Divine Cities #1) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: September 9, 2014 Page Amount: 452 pages Goodreads Summary: Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously…

Waking Gods (Themis Files #2) by Sylvain Neuvel

Title: Waking Gods (Themis Files 2) Author: Sylvain Neuvel Genre: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy Publisher: Del Ray Published: April 4, 2017 Page Amount: 325 pages Goodreads Summary: As a child, Rose Franklin made an astonishing discovery: a giant metallic hand, buried deep within the earth. As an adult, she’s dedicated her brilliant scientific career to solving…

Semi-Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Title: The Lies of Locke Lamora Author: Scott Lynch Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Adventure, Fiction Publisher: Banton Spectra Published: July 27, 2006 Page Amount: 499 pages Goodreads Summary: In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an audacious criminal and his band of confidence tricksters. Set in a fantastic city pulsing…

What’s on my TBR?

In lieu of my book review this week, I’m going to tell you a bit about the books I’ve downloaded onto my Kindle for prime reading activity. In case you’re wondering… I’ve read no books this past weeks. Lather on the shame (actually don’t – I’ve just been insanely busy). Below are all the books…

Book Review: The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia

Title: The Secret History of Moscow Author: Ekaterina Sedia Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Fiction, Russia, Magical Realism, Mystery Publisher: Prime Books Published: December 3, 2007 Page Amount: 303 pages Goodreads Summary: Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets — a dark, cavernous…

Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Title: Norse Mythology Author: Neil Gaiman Genre: Fantasy, Mythology, Fiction, Short Stories, Retelling, Historical Fiction, Classics, Science Fiction Fantasy Publisher: WW Norton & Company Published: February 27, 2017 Page Amount: 304 pages Goodreads Summary: Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to…

Book Review: The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin

Title: The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) Author: N.K. Jemisin Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Adult, Post Apocalyptic, Epic Fantasy, High Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Published: August 4, 2015 Page Amount: 468 pages Goodreads Summary: This is the way the world ends… for the last time. A season of endings has begun. It starts with…