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Wyrd and Wonder: Historical Fantasy Books That Should Be A Movie/TV Show

"My father was a king and the son of kings."First line in The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Today's prompt for Wyrd and Wonder is Page to Screen and combining that with my own theme of Historical Fantasy means I'm going to be talking about some Historical Fantasy books that would be great on… Continue reading Wyrd and Wonder: Historical Fantasy Books That Should Be A Movie/TV Show

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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

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More Popular Books I Don’t Want to Read

"The palace still shook occasionally as the earth rumbled in memory, groaned as if it would deny what had happened."First line in The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan Unpopular opinions time! It's been almost two years since I made a post listing some popular books I have to interest in reading, and since… Continue reading More Popular Books I Don’t Want to Read

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Awesome Characters in Books I Didn’t Like

"The demon exploded in a shower of ichor and guts."First line in Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare So you're reading a book that you can tell isn't your thing, but you keep going anyway because there's this one side-character you want to read more about, so you pray they turn up more often. Who hasn't… Continue reading Awesome Characters in Books I Didn’t Like

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of 2020

"Night fell as death rode into the Great Library of Summershall."First line in Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Hey, it's the last Tuesday in 2020! Who would have thought we'd get here? Today you get the post I love making every year: all of the best books I read in 2020. It was actually… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of 2020

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Reading 5-Star Reviews of Books I Hated

"The town was in flames."First line in Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski I'm looking at reviews again! Last week I found some 1-star reviews of books I really loved, and so in this post, I'm doing the opposite. I've found some interesting, maybe funny, reviews for books I gave 1 or 2 stars to,… Continue reading Reading 5-Star Reviews of Books I Hated

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Reading 1-Star Reviews of My Favorite Books

"There was a boy in her room."First line in Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell I'm a firm believer in the statement that art is subjective, and that includes books. We all know this, but that doesn't mean it's easy to smile and nod whenever someone trashes your favorite book. However, I felt inspired to give it… Continue reading Reading 1-Star Reviews of My Favorite Books

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Books I Would Like Better as Movies/Shows

The great horn sounded.First line in The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett I know a lot of readers deem it to be sacrilege to say that any movie was better than the book. I'm not one of those readers. You see, if I don't like the book, there's quite a big opportunity for the… Continue reading Books I Would Like Better as Movies/Shows

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Female Authors On My TBR #WomenInSFF

"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 Hi, guys and welcome to part 2 of my contribution to the #WomenInSFF highlighting that's going on over at The Fantasy Hive. Last week I talked about… Continue reading Female Authors On My TBR #WomenInSFF