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House of the Dragon Season One (Review)

"We should start back," Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them. "The wildlings are dead." First line in A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin As a fan of Game of Thrones, I obviously tuned in when HBO Max started airing their new prequel series that was going to… Continue reading House of the Dragon Season One (Review)

Book Review

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison – Book Review

"Maia woke with his cousin's cold fingers digging into his shoulder." First line in The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison Author: Katherine Addison Published: April 1st, 2014 Genre: Fantasy Series: The Goblin Emperor #1 My rating: ★★★★★ Buzzwords: Political intrigue, soft main character, non-human characters Synopsis: The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived… Continue reading The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison – Book Review

Discussions

Trope Discussion #4: Found Family Vs. Dysfunctional Family

"As they neared the corner, Mungo halted and shrugged the man's hand from his shoulder." First line in Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart It's time to discuss tropes again, and originally, I was just going to do the found family trope in this post, but then I realized that my feelings and opinions on this… Continue reading Trope Discussion #4: Found Family Vs. Dysfunctional Family

Wrap up

September 2022 Reading Wrap-Up

"A man and a boy exited the Third Avenue Elevated and walked westward along 67th Street, into the wind." The Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker There's just something about September that always makes it feel insanely long. Summer is over but Christmas is also so far away still. And besides being forced to care about… Continue reading September 2022 Reading Wrap-Up