Fantasy

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Yes!!!!!!!!! A new Neil Gaiman that I haven’t read!!!! I was so excited when I heard about this book’s release, but I waited to read it at a time when I knew I could afford to do no work and just focus on the book – because Neil Gaiman deserves it! Anyways, here is my review: Norse Mythology is a…

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Fantasy, Romance

Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey

The Tempest is one of my favorite plays by Shakespeare. Something about the story and the magic always captured my interest, and I relish any chance to get back into that world. It’s one of the reasons that I love reading retellings of it, and so I was glad to hear of this one. Here is my review: Miranda is…

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Fantasy

Elves by Jean-Luc Istin

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. One of my favorite things about graphic novels is how the artwork pulls me into the story. It makes reading a lot faster and allows me to get immersed into the world that the author is creating. I’ve been trying to read a lot…

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Fantasy

Hell’s Gate by Laurent Gaudé

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I always enjoy reading foreign novels. By this, I am referring to novels that are not in the English language. It’s interesting to see how the author’s culture and background influence the writing style and approach to the story they are creating. My only…

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Fantasy, Series

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff – Nevernight Chronicle #1

I didn’t really know what to expect when I got this novel. It seemed interesting enough with its amazing cover art and its blurb about assassins. I love all things dark and anti-heroes are my favorite, especially when they’ve got a pretty kick-ass revenge plot. I was quite excited to read this novel … and it shows because I stayed…

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Fantasy

Chasing Embers by James Bennett

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I really like stories that take mythology and put it in an urban setting. Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite authors because he’s just such a master of reviving mythology and putting an interesting twist on it. I recently discovered Brom, and he…

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