Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Way of Kings

Book Review: The Way of Kings

When I picked up my copy of Brandon Sanderson’s epic fantasy “Way of Kings” I was excited, but mildly skeptical. I expected an enjoyable read, but nothing too mind-blowing. Then I opened the book.   An assassin stormed down the hallways of a palace with orders to murder the king in the most noticeable way possible. With a rare and legendary sword called a Shardblade in his hand, the assassin—cutting […]

Posted July 17, 2015 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books
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Book Review: The High King’s Tomb

Book Review: The High King’s Tomb

  The latest installment of Kristen Britain’s Green Rider series is markedly different than others. In the previous entries of the series, The Green Rider and First Rider’s Call, heroine Krrigan G’ladheon is what appears to be an ordinary girl who is continually thrust into danger and who manages to scrape by and save the kingdom. She appears to do this almost by sheer willpower or luck. However in The High King’s Tomb, […]

Posted July 17, 2015 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books
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Book Review: First Rider’s Call

Book Review: First Rider’s Call

First Rider’s Call was a 4.5 stars book for me. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the sequel to Kristen Britain’s The Green Rider, it wasn’t quite as fast paced as its predecessor. This isn’t to say that the novel doesn’t start with a bang—it does. Readers are hooked from the onset, as main character Karrigan G’ladheon and other Green Riders on assignment are devastated by an attack from a horrific evil […]

Posted July 17, 2015 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books
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Book Review: The Green Rider

Book Review: The Green Rider

Every now and then I come across a book that I wholeheartedly wish I had written—The Green Rider, with its sprawling fantasy world, magic broaches, intelligent horses, strong heroine, and chilling evil villains—is one of these.   When we first meet main character Karrigan G’ladheon, she has just been kicked out of school for winning a fight against a spoiled noble classmate. Unable to face her father, she runs away […]

Posted July 17, 2015 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books
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