Anticipated SFF Releases (2020)

I try to keep the number of series I am reading to a minimum – not that it does much good! – and I also tend to read a lot of series that are already finished, because I love it when I can just read through to the end as soon as I like! Obviously

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Ranking the Cosmere Books

I have read all of the main cosmere books, so they are the ones that I’m listing below. This ranking is based purely on my enjoyment of the book, rather than looking at the individual books in a literary sense – but of course those opinions often overlap! Although I have ranked these books in

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The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang: Book Review

In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her only reason for living is to get revenge on the traitorous Empress

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The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings #3) by J. R. R. Tolkien: Book Review

The armies of the Dark Lord are massing as his evil shadow spreads even wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle against the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring. -Goodreads My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE -possible spoilers

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The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings #2) by J. R. R. Tolkien: Book Review

The Company of the Ring is sundered. Frodo and Sam continue their journey alone down the great River Anduin – alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go. -Goodreads My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE -possible spoilers for The Fellowship of the Ring- Two stories are written in

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The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1) by J. R. R. Tolkien: Book Review

In a sleepy village in the Shire, a young hobbit is entrusted with an immense task. He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ruling Ring of Power – the only thing that prevents the Dark Lord’s evil dominion. -Goodreads My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER

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Top Fantasy Books and Series I Want to Read (2020-2021)

For such a long time, I had only read around 10 individual series or books in the fantasy genre. Only in 2018 and 2019 did I start to read new authors and branch out into other areas of fantasy. Over the past two years, I’ve had a few authors and series on my radar, and

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Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle #1) by Christopher Paolini: Book Review

When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire

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Top Stephen King Books I Want to Read

A couple of years ago, I read my first Stephen King story, Elevation. It’s a short novella and I loved it. It was beautiful and the characters were delicately complex – I promised myself then that I would read more Stephen King. Well, it’s been two years and I’m yet to fulfil that promise! So,

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Summer Knight (The Dresden Files #4) by Jim Butcher: Book Review

Everyone who tells you that the first books are worth burning through is right. I’m aware that there are still some future books that may well fall flat, but that’s not going to stop me from reading the rest of this series. Now that I’ve see what Butcher was capable of when this book was written, I am so excited to see what the future books have to offer.

Cosmere Reading Order – Where to Start Reading Brandon Sanderson

New readers of Sanderson, however, might be feeling a little overwhelmed. There are, after all, around 20 books and several series, all intermingling in one way or another. You don’t want to spoil any surprised by reading them in the wrong order, but you also don’t want to read a book that just has way to much going on and you put it down, never to read a Sanderson book ever again.

Grave Peril (The Dresden Files #3) by Jim Butcher: Book Review

Harry Dresden has faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career. Giant scorpions. Oversexed vampires. Psychotic werewolves. It comes with the territory when you’re the only professional wizard in the Chicago-area phone book. But in all Harry’s years of supernatural sleuthing, he’s never faced anything like this: The spirit world has gone postal. All over

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Top 5 Fantasy Series I Want to Reread

There are so many fantasy books and series that I have never read and want to get around to, but despite that taking up a lot of my reading time there are also books and series that I want to read again. Why? Well, the main reason is because I’ve forgotten what happened in the

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Fool Moon (The Dresden Files #2) by Jim Butcher: Book Review

Business has been slow. Okay, business has been dead. And not even of the undead variety. You would think Chicago would have a little more action for the only professional wizard in the phone book. But lately, Harry Dresden hasn’t been able to dredge up any kind of work–magical or mundane. But just when it looks like

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