Book Review

Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan – Book Review

"Fitful drafts of chill air blew in through the cruciform windows of the Bell Tower, and the fire did little to combat them."First line in Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan Author: Marie Brennan Published: May 3rd, 2008 Genre: Historical Fantasy Series: The Onyx Court #1 My rating: ★★★★★ Buzzwords: Elizabethan London, fae underworld, court… Continue reading Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan – Book Review

Fun Lists

Fantasy Books That Feel Historical But Aren’t

"I didn't know how long I had been in the king's prison."First line in The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner Welcome to this post for Wyrd and Wonder where I'm looking at Fantasy books that kind of make you believe they take place in a historical version of our own world. They don't actually, but… Continue reading Fantasy Books That Feel Historical But Aren’t

Book Tags

Literary Dinner Party Tag (Fantasy Edition)

"Thick evening fog clung to the forlorn banks of Ward's Island, turning it into a ghost of itself."First line in Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray I'm kicking Wyrd and Wonder off with a tag created a long time ago on BookTube by NEHOMAS2, and it is about inviting book characters to a… Continue reading Literary Dinner Party Tag (Fantasy Edition)

Book Review

Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb (Spoiler Review)

"I awake every morning with ink on my hands."First line in Assassin's Quest by Robin Hobb Author: Robin Hobb Published: March 1997 Genre: Fantasy Series: The Farseer Trilogy #3 My rating: ★★★★★ I finished my first series by Robin Hobb and now fully understand what I've been missing out on. This is just quality Fantasy.… Continue reading Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb (Spoiler Review)

Discussions

How and Why Do My Tastes in Books and Movies Differ?

"Dear friend, I'm writing to you because she said you listen and understand and didn't try to sleep with that person at that party even though you could have."First line in The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky I've had this topic on my mind for a while now, and therefore naturally pondered… Continue reading How and Why Do My Tastes in Books and Movies Differ?