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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
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The Mistborn Trilogy has become a firm favourite with fantasy fans the world over. The imagination that Sanderson brought to the series, his skill at marshalling epic storylines and dramatic action, and his ability to create vivid characters made him a natural choice to complete Robert Jordan’s epic Wheel of Time sequence. But with Mistborn, […]

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(S)mythology by Jeremy Tarr

(S)mythology by Jeremy Tarr
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When contacted about doing an interview with Jeremy Tarr on his debut book (S)mythology, there were quite a few emotions. Excitement that someone had purposefully wished for me to do a review for them, but also being scared that I was not going to like the book. But, I made my list of questions and […]

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Jeremy Tarr Interview

Jeremy Tarr Interview 

Jeremy Tarr, author of the debut book (S)mythology, came to Sacramento, CA and Davis, CA on July 30. But, before he sat and answered questions about his book for the attending people, he gave me the honor of interviewing him. He is a genuine individual and his answers show a lot about his character. I […]

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Tiassa by Steven Brust

Tiassa by Steven Brust
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The latest Vlad Taltos book has finally reached our hands. And if my husband and my reactions are anything to go off of, it is about time! We love Steven Brust’s style of writing due to the fact the characters are not stock characters. Vlad is so much more than just a character; he has […]

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Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
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After reading Tamora Pierce’s most recent book Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales, I wanted to reread her other pieces. Of course that means starting at the beginning and what a beginning it is! Alanna: The First Adventure is about a 10-year-old twin boy and girl who decide to go against their father’s […]

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Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce

Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce
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Tamora Pierce has been entertaining teens for years, especially those who are female. Most of her books have a very strong feminine main character who struggles through the world of men to show that they are just as good as any male. Tortall and Other Lands : A Collection of Tales, doesn’t focus on any […]

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Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Storm Front by Jim Butcher
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My name is Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Conjure by it at your own risk. I’m a wizard. I work out of an office in midtown Chicago. As far as I know, I’m the only openly practicing professional wizard in the country. You can find me in the yellow pages, under ‘Wizards.’ Believe it or not, […]

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His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
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I was handed this book by my husband and was told that I would like it. I was a little unsure of this since there were many history references along with many battles, which I thought I would become bored with. This turned out to not be the case, however. Yes, there are many references […]

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