This novel is the second book in Stephen King's Dark Tower series. It begins a few short hours after the end of The Gunslinger. Roland wakes up on a beach, and is quickly attacked and wounded by some lobster like sea creatures. His wounds begin to fester, and it seems like he isn't long for … Continue reading Book Review: The Drawing of the Three, The Dark Tower Book Two
Ahsoka is a Star Wars novel set in the time period between Revenge of the Sith and Rebels. It begins a year after the founding of the Galactic Empire, and we find Ahsoka adrift and seeking to recover. Not physically, but emotionally. She takes refuge on a remote farming moon in the Outer Rim, seeking … Continue reading Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston
My wife managed to get her hands on an Advanced Readers Copy of this book at work this week while I was home sick. This is one that I have been looking forward to reading since I first heard about it and was beyond excited to have a chance to tear into it six months … Continue reading My First Advanced Readers Copy: Sanctuary by Caryn Lix
My wife picked up Trevor Noah's biography, detailing his life growing up in the aftermath of apartheid in South Africa. Sounds pretty heavy doesn't it? It both is and isn't. Trevor Noah is an entertainer, a stand up comedian and late night host, currently on The Daily Show having taken over for John Stewart a … Continue reading Born a Crime By Trevor Noah
I recently picked this up for a quick read from the library. It was a Star Wars book and was put out with some recommended reads. Based on the last Star Wars novel I read, I figured it couldn't be any worse. It's the first novel by Alexander Freed. The story centers around Sergeant Namir, … Continue reading Battlefront: Twilight Company
Terry Brooks is winding down his long running fantasy series. Putting out one final trilogy to cap off the whole story. I've been a little critical of some of the more recent Shannara books, and have found some of Mr Brooks more recent works to be derivative. He really hasn't done anything to really pull … Continue reading The Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara book 1
With the movie now in the theaters I want to check it out. I also wanted to read the book first. Call me weird, but I like to read the book that the film is based on, even though it has driven me nuts in the past. Either way, it gave me a good excuse … Continue reading The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower Book 1
I picked up The Force Unleased 2 at the library this past weekend on a complete whim. I read the first one a couple years back figuring 'How bad could a book based on a video game be?' In the case of the first book, not bad. This one was a little dodgier. It seemed … Continue reading The Force Unleashed…wait, why is there a sequel?