Sword Of Destiny: Review

The main character in this series is Geralt of Rivia, a Witcher who travels the land, taking on odd jobs in villages and cities. He’s a monster slayer, often going into some of the ugliest parts of this world to make it habitable for humanity. He’s unique in that his body has undergone extreme mutations making him faster, stronger and more durable than the average person. Of course this makes him an Other, forcing him to exist on the fringes of society.

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The Stone Sky: Review

Also, I want to take the time to acknowledge that Jemisin is a hardworking writer. I believe these books were all published within a year of one another and I’d like to imagine that she had everything nicely outlined and planned out before beginning the first draft. But it’s still impressive that she managed to publish three, phenomenal, award-winning books in such a short amount of time!

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The Obelisk Gate: Review

Set in the Stillness once again, The Obelisk Gate, primarily follows two characters, Essun and her missing daughter Nassun, though there are brief interludes from Hoa, the stone-eater who follows Essun. (Read the first book to learn why Damaya and Syenite “disappear” from the narrative.)

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The Dark Forest: Review

“The Three-Body Problem” could best be described as a sci-fi “whodunit” and “The Dark Forest” is like a sci-fi survival novel. The Trisolarians are en route to the Solar System with the intention of destroying humanity and settling on Earth. Sophons are in place around the globe preventing scientists from making breakthroughs that would level the playing field between humanity and the Trisolarians. It all seems hopeless. And yet, certain sectors of humanity are strategizing and planning for the upcoming Doomsday Battle.

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The Three-Body Problem: Review

When I first started reading this book, I had no intention of writing and posting a review on here. It was “hard” Science Fiction and that was a sub-genre I was unfamiliar with and in some ways, I was intimidated to write a review, afraid that I would get something wrong or misunderstand something. But […]

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True Grit: Review

“People do not give it credence that a fourteen-year-old girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father’s blood but it did not seem so strange then, although I will say it did not happen every dray. I was just fourteen  years of age when a coward going by the […]

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Child Of God: Review

Child of God is unlike any other book I have ever read. It was my first Cormac McCarthy novel and while I certainly plan on reading his other works, I will have to take a break and read something light before plunging into another one of his tales. Child of God follows Lester Ballard, a young man […]

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