Posts Categorized: Flights of Fantasy

Flights of Fantasy: April 2014 Books of the Month

Flights of Fantasy: April 2014 Books of the Month

The April 2014 Flights of Fantasy group reads and my early decision on reading them:     YA/MG Seraphina (Seraphina #1) Decision: Maybe In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages…. Read more »

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DNF Review: Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson

DNF Review: Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson

There are no heroes. Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man… Read more »

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Review: Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson

Review: Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson

There are no words. I just don’t have the words to describe this enough to get out a review. I don’t have the words to express my relationship with Gardens of the Moon. I am…my mind is BLOWN. It’s genius. It’s intimidating. The sheer scope of what was going on… Read more »

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Update:  Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson

Update: Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson

Bled dry by warfare, the vast Malazan empire simmers with discontent. Sergeant Whiskeyjack’s Bridgeburners and surviving sorceress Tattersail wanted to mourn the dead of Pale. But Darujhistan, last of the Free Cities, holds out, Empress Lasseen’s ambition knows no bounds, and the gods intend to intervene. Current location: 372/494 (75%)… Read more »

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Review: Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

Review: Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

I’ve heard of this book (and Diana Wynne Jones) before but I’d never read any of her work. Jones was on Mt. TBR but I pushed Howl’s Moving Castle up because it was picked to be a book club group read. WOW! I really loved this book. It’s a quite… Read more »

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Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis

Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, completed in the winter of 1949 & published in 1950, tells the story of four ordinary children: Peter, Susan, Edmund & Lucy Pevensie. They discover a wardrobe in Prof. Digory Kirke’s house that leads to the magical land of Narnia, which is currently… Read more »

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Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis

Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, completed in the winter of 1949 & published in 1950, tells the story of four ordinary children: Peter, Susan, Edmund & Lucy Pevensie. They discover a wardrobe in Prof. Digory Kirke’s house that leads to the magical land of Narnia, which is currently… Read more »

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