Tag: fantasy

  • Alanna: The First Adventure

    Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce My rating: 3 of 5 stars What surprised me most about this book, selected for a YA book club, is that I had never heard of it, any of the other Tortall books, or the author, Tamora Pierce, before. This is strange to me because this sort of […]

  • A Feast for Crows

    A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin My rating: 3 of 5 stars No spoilers for my thoughts on this one. First, on a metapoint, I thought about holding off on a review until I had finished A Dance With Dragons, because this book doesn’t really come to a conclusion and focuses on an […]

  • A Storm of Swords

    A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars A few weeks ago I made a silver lining out of a flat rear tire on my bike to read this one on my commute to and from work, either walking through Danehy Park or taking the Red Line. Since my […]

  • A Clash of Kings

    A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars I suppose it’s problematic when I don’t write book reviews until well over a month after finishing the book in question. In my defense, I finished this book on the plane back from Cancun, and then immediately had two insane weeks […]