“11/22/63” is not a horror story, nor a science-fiction one. It is not a thriller, nor a romance. It is a great many things, and something worth the time of King fans and general fiction readers alike.
Review: A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
“A Dance with Dragons” is not perfect, but it is an excellent sequel nonetheless. It may be overlong. It may be overwritten. I simply cannot bring myself to care.
Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Though it ends with a (fairly ridiculous) cliffhanger, “The Magicians” isn’t near captivating enough to make it a story worth rereading or immediately following up on.
Review: Parasite by Mira Grant
Meg on Parasite: You’ve got to love a book that speculates on how reckless scientific advancement and human ego are all it takes to bring down society.
Review: Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown
Kat Kennedy reviews the breath-taking adventure of Wedge and Captain Hannah Mabbot in Eli Brown’s Cinnamon and Gunpowder!
Review: Vicious by Victoria Schwab
Whaaaaaat did I just read? What was that? You guys, […]
Random Reads: T-Rex Troubles by Christie Sims & Alara Branwen
Steph reviews T-Rex Troubles per Cuddlebuggery’s suggestion box. She’s not exactly sure that was a smart idea, but it did afford her many LOLZ.
Review: The Shining by Stephen King
It’s frightening, it’s complex, and it’s a wild ride. True, the author can get bogged down in tedious descriptions and exposition, and lose the power of his subtlety with the inevitable climax of extravagance that tends to make an appearance near the end, but the plot is no less compelling because of either tendency.
Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
It is a sweet yet hard-edged tale, easy to pick up and easy to finish, and the lack of commitment makes “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” a book that every reader can pick up.
Blog Tour: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (Review + Giveaway)
Steph reviews the most hyped book of 2013, The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon. Read on to find out if she thought it measured up!
Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
It may not be an enjoyable reading experience, but I believe that “We Need to Talk About Kevin” is an important one.
Review: A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
Nonetheless, it’s clear that Martin’s less-than-best still proves for entertaining and emotionally tumultuous reading, and stands as another worthy installment in one of literature’s most complex epics.
Review: A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
“A Storm of Swords” is huge, heartbreaking, and nothing if not intense. Be prepared for tragedy, and a lot of it.
Review: Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
It’s quirky, well-written, smart, witty, and emotional. It has everything that a certain other book with a rather similar name does not have.
Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Don’t read this. Not even as a joke. It’s just not worth it.
Review: Sins & Needles by Karina Halle
Steph Sinclair reviews Sins & Needles by Karina Halle and gives three reasons why here happy cat died along the way, complete wit pop culture references FTW (because obviously she was bored enough to sound track her review).
Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
“The Snow Child” is simply one of those books that really cannot be adequately captured in words that come from someone other than the author, I think, and any attempt to do so too extensively will kill the magic that is imbued within it.
Review: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
“The Thirteenth Tale” is not a bad book. Unfortunately, neither is it a great one. It is a novel that contains a great concept and some wonderful ideas, but does little with them.
Review: A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
This is a piece of literature that, like its predecessor, requires a great deal of time and effort from its reader. Also like its predecessor, thankfully, it’s well worth the investment.
Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Somehow, Martin manages to take all of these pieces and make a cohesive whole. It all ties together wonderfully, and I’m at a loss as to how he manages to do it so well. Naturally, there are a lot of loose ends left after things draw to a close, yet it stands as a compliment to Martin’s storytelling ability that I wanted to pick up the sequel the moment that I finished the first installment.
Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
That rare book that deserves the titling of “novel,” David Mitchell’s work is an ambitious piece of literature that manages to tell a wide-reaching story without once losing its focus.
Review: Riveted by Meljean Brook
Kat Kennedy makes a small divergence from Young Adult novels to review Riveted by Meljean Brook. Read more to find out what she thought!
Review: The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
A post-apocalyptic zombie novel. Sounds good right? Archer thought that too. He couldn’t have been more disappointed.
Review: Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
Stephanie Sinclair reviews Justin Helprin’s Sh*t My Dad Says, proving that some things are better left on Twitter.
Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Stephanie Sinclair reviews E.L. James’ debut, Fifty Shades of Grey. Lots of badly written sex, little sense.
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