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“Reawakened” by Colleen Houck

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

If you've read my reviews before, you'll know that I like YA fantasy and science fiction books. What I like about them is their honesty, which might sound a little weird because YA books are almost always coming of age stories. My thoughts are that unless we just quit growing as a person and become

Book Review: “Ruin and Rising” by Leigh Bardugo

– Posted in: Fantasy Book Reviews

Ruin and Rising finishes Bardugo's Grisha trilogy. Here's the Amazon Blurb: "Enter the Grishaverse with Book Three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. 'Soldier. Summoner. Saint. The nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered

Review: “Collapsing Empire” by John Scalzi

– Posted in: Science Fiction Book Reviews

The blurb from John Scalzi's new science fiction novel Collapsing Empire: Our universe is ruled by physics. Faster than light travel is impossible—until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field available at certain points in space-time, which can take us to other planets around other stars. Riding The Flow, humanity spreads to innumerable other

Pratchett’s Quotation Echoes His Writings

– Posted in: Quotations
Quotation: "They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance." Terry Pratchett

What I love about this quotation is that it's humorous with a big shot of reality, much like Terry Pratchett's writing. Most people come to Pratchett through his Discworld Novels. I found Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Pratchett and Neil Gaiman first. I fell in love with the