Posts Categorized: Book Review

Review: Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison (Elder Races, #1)

Review: Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison (Elder Races, #1)

Pia is a young half-wyr (were) who had been trained by her deceased mother to always stay aloof from others and to run and hide. Due to a combination of loneliness and slacking off on her mother’s teachings, Pia made the mistake of telling an ex-boyfriend of some of her… Read more »

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Review: Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery Edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders

Review: Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery Edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders

I was very excited to read Swords & Dark Magic. When I first heard about the book, I instantly thought of Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Sword and Sorceress series so I bought it based on nostalgia alone. It started very promising – “Goats of Glory” by Steven Erikson is full of… Read more »

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Review: The Black Company (The Chronicles of the Black Company #1) by Glen Cook

Review: The Black Company (The Chronicles of the Black Company #1) by Glen Cook

The Black Company – an elite mercenary company – is narrated by Croaker, the Company annalist and only fully trained doctor. The book starts with the Company in a contract with a country named Beryl. The country is going to hell in a handbasket due to the weakness of the… Read more »

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Review: If I Pay Thee Not in Gold by Piers Anthony and Mercedes Lackey

Review: If I Pay Thee Not in Gold by Piers Anthony and Mercedes Lackey

This book…is pretty bad. On all accounts. The humor is not really there. The world-building is close to non-existent and the attitudes toward women is…disgusting. Its hard to imagine that two best selling novelists managed to put out this dreck and not have mud all over their faces. Mazonia is… Read more »

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Review: Xmas Spark (When in Rio #1.5) by Delphine Dryden

Review: Xmas Spark (When in Rio #1.5) by Delphine Dryden

NOTE: When in Rio and Xmas Spark were originally published by Ellora’s Cave. Neither book is currently available for sale at this time but rights have been reverted from the publisher to Ms Dryden (yaaaaay!!!!!). Hopefully the books will be available in the near future.   So, I think I… Read more »

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