The Slow Regard of Silent Things 

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ You can find the summary from GoodReads below: Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of […]

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The Blade Itself

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie  I’ve seen this series recommended a lot throughout all of the fantasy “aficionado” groups. It has been fairly hyped up in my opinion, and that made it an easier choice for the next series for me to dig into.  The Blade Itself is dark and gritty. Honestly, some of […]

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The Stone Barrington Series 

The Stone Barrington Series by Stuart Woods Stone Barrington, a suave ex-NYPD detective turned defensive lawyer, is always in the middle of some spectacular investigation. Stone is the James Bond detective, nice suit wearing, bourbon drinking, and total ladies man living it up in New York. His character is totally cliche and I love it. I […]

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The Old Man and the Sea 

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway The epic struggle of a lifetime. When it is you versus the world. Life versus death. The fight burning and raging inside you. The will and determination to maintain discipline.  Santiago and I share something in common, we both felt those same universal themes. While Santiago […]

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The Book Thief 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Wow. This was a pretty good read. The first thing that I noticed when I picked this book up was that the prose and the writing style was refreshing for me. I have not been reading a lot of “great” prose recently. This novel may have been intended for […]

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Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

Snapshot is the latest sci-fi detective short story by Brandon Sanderson. How it works is a “snapshot” is a recreation of a day in an underground facility that is built to the exact atom of everything that took place during that time. The main characters Chaz (Hey that’s me!) and Davis are real world detectives […]

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The Final Empire 

The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson Words of Radiance left me craving more Sanderson and as being new to reading his works, I still had the Mistborn series to start.  Mistborn 1 definitely has a different feel that the Stormlight Archives series. It immediately brings you into the world which feels very “British-esqu” […]

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