Posts Categorized: fairies/elves

Review: Dark Currents (Agent of Hel #1) by Jacqueline Carey

Review: Dark Currents (Agent of Hel #1) by Jacqueline Carey

I really can’t remember what encouraged me to read Dark Currents. I am a fan of Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Legacy series (at least the first six) but I’ve only tried one other book by Ms Carey and I didn’t enjoy or finish it (The Sundering) even though I found it… Read more »

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Review: Her Mad Hatter (Kingdom #1) by  Marie Hall

Review: Her Mad Hatter (Kingdom #1) by Marie Hall

I obtained a free copy of the omnibus Kingdom Series Collection: Books 1-3 via Amazon on 24-Jun-2014. That means that all three books in the omnibus (Her Mad Hatter, Gerard’s Beauty & Red and Her Wolf) are eligible for my 2016 The Mt TBR Struggle is Real challenge!!! Annnnd wait!… Read more »

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Review: The King’s Dragon by Carolyn Jewel

Review: The King’s Dragon by Carolyn Jewel

  The King’s Dragon is adorable. The King’s Dragon is also a very short story (but so well written!) in a Fantasy setting. I really enjoyed the characters: Mair Barrence, the entirely too intelligent heroine, and Atul, the despised half-breed Elf. Since The King’s Dragon is so short, there’s not… Read more »

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Review: Fighting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #1) by Amelia Hutchins

Review: Fighting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #1) by Amelia Hutchins

WOW. Fighting Destiny is WTFery in its finest! I don’t know where to start. Honestly, I’m trying my best to forget everything I read because WTF, Batman! Fighting Destiny was amazingly fascinating, horribly edited and chock full of crazysauce. I have to admit that initially wanted to DNF Fighting Destiny… Read more »

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Coursera: Online Games Week 2

This week in Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative This week the class is going to dig a little deeper into Tolkien, the social aspect of MMOs and take a look at one of my favorite epic poems: Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came. Readings – J.R.R Tolkien’s… Read more »

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The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

“Another world is colliding with this one,” said the toad. “All the monsters are coming back.” “Why?” said Tiffany. “There’s no one to stop them.” There was silence for a moment. Then Tiffany said, “There’s me.” Armed only with a frying pan and her common sense, Tiffany Aching, a young… Read more »

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The War of the Flowers by  Tad Williams

The War of the Flowers by Tad Williams

Returning to the fantasy genre that made him a coast-to-coast best-selling phenomenon, Tad Williams has written a new stand-alone contemporary novel set in Northern California-and also in the strange parallel world that coexists in the farthest reaches of the imagination. Theo Vilmos is a thirty-year-old lead singer in a not… Read more »

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