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Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller – Book Review

Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller is the second novel in the young adult high fantasy duology called, Daughter of the Pirate King. I read and reviewed book one towards the end of March, and you can check out that full review here. When I read Daughter of the Pirate King, I had…… Continue reading Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller – Book Review

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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Book Review

About a week and a half ago, when I was struggling to find my next read, Sir Betrothed handed me Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. The Nordic culture and history is very near and dear to Sir Betrothed as it is a part of his heritage and identity. When his favourite author wrote a book…… Continue reading Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Book Review

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Pachinko by Min Jin Lee – Book Review (2018)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee is a book that I read and reviewed last year. I was lucky enough to receive an ARC (Advanced Reader’s Copy) for it and remember blowing through the novel within a few days. Unfortunately, I had plenty of other ARCs to read and review, and as such I never gave…… Continue reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee – Book Review (2018)

Books · Reviews · Science-Fiction

Boundary by Eric Flint & Ryk E. Spoor – Book Review

Boundary is a hard science-fiction novel, the first in a series, written by Eric Flint and Ryk E. Spoor. This book has been on of my most-anticipated titles from the genre because it had such an enticing premise to it. I began it in February, but due to catching a few colds and finding a…… Continue reading Boundary by Eric Flint & Ryk E. Spoor – Book Review

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Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

Brave 10 is a historical fiction, fantasy manga series written by Kairi Shimotsuki. I originally read the first volume back in 2014, shortly after watching the anime. The premise intrigued me enough to see if the manga called for my attention. I do remember not being impressed with it at all and decided to drop…… Continue reading Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

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Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba – Manga First Impressions

Death Note is one of the most popular manga (and anime) serials that I have come across in my past 15+ years of being an otaku. A few years ago, during a holiday sale, I finally found and bought all six volumes of the beautifully remastered Black Editions of the manga. However, the continued hype…… Continue reading Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba – Manga First Impressions

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Prince of Thorns (Broken Empire Book 1) by Mark Lawrence – Book Review

Hold on to your butts, my friends, this one is going to be a doozy… The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence is an adult dark fantasy series that I have been wanting to read for a long time. I finally sat down and read through the first instalment, Prince of Thorns, and unfortunately it…… Continue reading Prince of Thorns (Broken Empire Book 1) by Mark Lawrence – Book Review