The Tethered Mage: My Review

Author: Melissa Caruso Pages: 438 Published: 24 October 2017 Goodreads Personal Context and Initial Thoughts: NetGalley provided me with an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled -- taken as children and conscripted into…

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Fade Out: My Review

Author: Patrick Tilley Pages: 536  Published: 14 December 2017 (first published in 1975) Goodreads Personal Context and Initial Thoughts: NetGalley provided me with an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. So when I downloaded this book, I didn't realize that it had originally been published in 1975. I had been reading…

Artemis: My Review

Author: Andy Weir Pages: 384 Published: 14 November 2017 by Crown Publishing Group Goodreads Personal Context: NetGalley provided me with an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Initial Thoughts: When I saw this book on NetGalley I literally could not hit request quickly enough. I read The Martian and absolutely adored it, and…

Pride and Prejudice: TBT Introduction

Author: Jane Austen Pages: 428 Goodreads Published: 1813 Personal Context: In an effort to keep my reading balanced, I am endeavoring to immerse myself in classical literature. Pride and Prejudice is one of the most famous works of literature in the world and has fascinated readers for time immemorial. I added this title personally, because (1)…

The New Dark by Lorraine Thomson

Author: Lorraine Thomson Pages: 187 Published: 1 November 2017 by Bastei Entertainment Goodreads Personal Context: NetGalley provided me with an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Initial Thoughts: The quote included in the synopsis (see below) is what really made me hit the request button. Synopsis from Goodreads: "She thought she knew…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 30 October

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are, and about to be reading over the week.  This post is an excellent way to organize yourself, comment and connect with other bloggers, and, of course, add to the ever-growing TBR. This meme started with J Kaye's Blog…

The Ninth Circle: My Review

Author: C. A. Harland Pages: 444 Published: 22 October 2017 Goodreads Personal Context: NetGalley provided me with an e-ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts: Sick-looking cover, and a vague title were enough to draw me in to read the synopsis. The synopsis (read below) gives the impression of Dante's Inferno meets…

Top Ten Tuesday–24 October 2017

Like my other weekly memes, I stumbled across TTT hosted by The Broke and the Bookish on Bookshelf Fantasies book blog meme directory. Below is the description provided by The Broke and The Bookish: Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010. This feature was created…