Book Review: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin(2015)

This novel consists of three novellas written between 1998 and 2010.  They focus on Dunk(Sir Duncan the Tall) and Egg(Aegon Targaryen the future King).  There is a lot less gratuitous sex and violence in these stories, as they focus more on the relationship between knight and squire. The first novella, The Hedge Knight, introduces us … Continue reading Book Review: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin(2015)

Book Review: Fragment by Warren Fahy(2009)

I picked up this novel from the library because it looked interesting.  It has a neat cover, and the prospect of reading about a science-based reality show going horribly wrong was just too much to resist! The novel focuses on an isolated island in the South Pacific Ocean.  It has an interesting prologue set in … Continue reading Book Review: Fragment by Warren Fahy(2009)

Book Review: The Drawing of the Three, The Dark Tower Book Two

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

The Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara book 1

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