Origin

Origin

Alright folks - Dan Brown is back at it again with Robert Langdon 2k17! ...I mean Origin. 

Elantris

Elantris

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson Goodreads Synopsis: Elantris was the capital of Arelon: gigantic, beautiful, literally radiant, filled with benevolent beings who used their powerful magical abilities for the benefit of all. Yet each of these demigods was once an ordinary person until touched by the mysterious transforming power of the Shaod. Ten years ago, without [...]

Before They Are Hanged

Before They Are Hanged

A review of the book by Joe Abercrombie. Wait... before who gets hanged?!

The Slow Regard of Silent Things 

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 [...]

The Blade Itself

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 [...]

The Stone Barrington Series 

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 [...]

The Old Man and the Sea 

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 [...]

The Book Thief 

The Book Thief 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Wow. This was a phenomenal 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 a [...]

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #2 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams I finally decided to break up my Sanderson streak (The past nine books I read...) and finish up The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. It's nice to change things up a bit.  The Restuarant at the End [...]

Arrival 

Arrival 

https://youtu.be/N6lQXrHtgbg This one I've been listening to a lot lately. It showed up on one of my daily mixes from Spotify and I had no idea it was from halo.