Posts Categorized: Comedy Fantasy

Review: Dark Lord of Derkholm (Derkholm #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

Review: Dark Lord of Derkholm (Derkholm #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

DNF at 45% I’ve been sitting on Dark Lord of Derkholm for a while now. Initially I really liked it and found it humorous. It reminded me of Pratchett’s DiscWorld a bit (in its humor only). So color me shocked when I ran into a vaguely worded but pretty obvious… Read more »

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Review: Resenting the Hero (Hero #1) by Moira J. Moore

Review: Resenting the Hero (Hero #1) by Moira J. Moore

Resenting the Hero in an incredibly interesting book. It’s pretty light and fluffy while still being meaningful, well written and fun. I think Resenting the Hero is an excellent book for a case of book hangover and/or a need of a palate cleasner. The world-building in the Hero series is… Read more »

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Review: Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4) by Patricia C. Wrede

NOTE: This review contains spoilers for the previous three (3) books in this series. Please read those books prior to reading this review. Talking to Dragons is the fourth and final installation in the Enchanted Forest Chronicles. It’s been a fun ride and I’m a little sad to see it… Read more »

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Review: The Atrocity Archives (The Laundry Files #1) by Charles Stross

Review: The Atrocity Archives (The Laundry Files #1) by Charles Stross

  Note: This review is for The Atrocity Archive – the short story included in the book “The Concrete Jungle” will be reviewed separately. How can I describe The Atrocity Archive? What I’ve been telling people thus far is to imagine Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, take away his… Read more »

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Review: Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2) by Patricia C. Wrede

Note: This review will contain spoilers for Dealing with Dragons. Please read Dealing with Dragons before reading this review! Yet another adorable submission to the Enchanted Forest Chronicles! I simply adored Searching for Dragons and I’ve decided I really need to finish the entire series. In Searching for Dragons the… Read more »

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Review: The Carpet People by Sir Terry Pratchett

Review: The Carpet People by Sir Terry Pratchett

This one was pretty adorable. I decided to buy a copy of The Carpet People after completing Dragons at Crumbling Castle and the passing of Sir Pratchett (they happened at roughly the same time). Dragons at Crumbling Castle was simply adorable (recommended for young readers!) and I was very interested… Read more »

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Review: Of Swine and Roses by Ilona Andrews

Review: Of Swine and Roses by Ilona Andrews

*sigh* This was so good. Just…so short. 🙁 I’m a greedy reader when it comes to Ilona Andrews and I always want MOAR. 😀 This is a super short-short that *could* be tied into the new Hidden Legacy series. I say “could” because this story was the catalyst for both… Read more »

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Review: Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Sir Terry Pratchett

Review: Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Sir Terry Pratchett

Dragons at Crumbling Castle is an adorable selection of short stories and illustrations. This title is a book club pick – it’s a bit younger than I normally care to read – and I’m pretty happy I was introduced to this novel via my book club. There are quite a… Read more »

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Review: Dealing with Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Dealing with Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

  This was adorable! I quite enjoyed every minute of this read – and I’ve been a very fussy reader lately. Cimorene is curious about everything – except those things deemed appropriate for princesses. After being told by her parents she was going to be married off to someone she… Read more »

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An Aficionado’s Guide to the top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time – All

An Aficionado’s Guide to the top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time – All

FINALLY. The full list. Like the previous list I posted on this blog An Aficionado’s Guide to The 20 Best Urban Fantasy Novels of the Last Decade this is a VOTED ON list. The group that voted on this list is Fantasy Aficionados and the group had huge participation in… Read more »

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