“Where now are the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing?Where is the helm and the hauberk, and the bright hair flowing?Where is the harp on the harpstring, and the red fire glowing?Where is the spring and the harvest and the tall corn growing?They have passed like rain on the mountain,Continue reading “Lord of the Rings Volume 2 – The Two Towers”
A house where not all is as it seems. A curved horn on a white mare. A slippery fin cutting the ocean waves. A mysterious man of magical repute. Dark forms that creep in the night. Lost cities. Forgotten keys. Found doors.
The Wise Man’s Fear: Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 2 I bought Wise Man’s Fear about a year ago and it has been sitting on my bookshelf taunting me by its sheer size. The Stand looked small by comparison. I leafed it. 980 odd pages. The Stand was bigger. I read The Stand, I would read thisContinue reading “The Wise Man’s Fear: Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 2”
With the fourth installment in the Alvin Maker Series, Orson Scott Card approaches the rise and fall of leaders. It follows Calvin (Alvin’s younger brother) as he tries to ascend to power by means of coercion and intimidation (and manages to become a politician), and the (almost) fall from grace of Alvin due to rumorsContinue reading “Alvin Journeyman: The Tales of Alvin Maker IV * Orson Scott Card”
Do you remember The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare where a normal teenager gets mixed up with creatures like faeries and werewolves and angels? Or Ink Exchange from Melissa Marr dealing with faeries and tattoos? Or maybe the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy? Well, there is this book about a teenage girl just turning 16, movingContinue reading “Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review”
The world is changing: the government has seized control of every aspect of society, and now, kids are disappearing. For 15-year-old Wisty and her older brother Whit, life turns upside down when they are torn from their parents one night and slammed into a secret prison for no reason they can comprehend. The New Order,Continue reading “James Patterson * Witch and Wizard”