Monthly Archives: March 2015

Book Review: Murder As A Fine Art by David Morrell

Murder As A Fine Art (Thomas De Quincy #1by David Morrell

Publisher: Mulholland Books

Publication Date: June 10, 2014 (first published January 1, 2013)

Edition: Paperback, 384 pages

Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery-Thriller, Crime

Rating: 3.5/5


From the first chapter, I was addicted.
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Backlist Burndown: Soda Pop Soldier by Nick Cole

Backlist Burndown is a monthly meme hosted by Lisa from Tenacious Reader where you put aside at least one book from your blacklist every month to read, and then post a review of it on the last Friday of that month. Luckily for me, 93.75% of all books I read are from my backlist 😛


Soda Pop Soldier by Nick Cole

Publisher: Harper Voyage

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

Edition: Paperback, 360 pages

Genre: Science Fiction, Video Games

Rating: 3.5/5


Gamers! Put down that controller and pick up this book!
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Art It Up!: Vampire – inspired by Soda Pop Soldier

 Art it Up! is a weekly feature hosted by Tabitha @ Not Yet Read. It is dedicated to showcasing our Art. It could be inspired by a book or some other entertainment media or even just whatever artistic thing you’ve done that week. Break out those dusty art supplies!

Want to participate? See the Art it Up! main page


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Last week I finished reading Soda Pop Soldier by Nick Cole (which was very good, and if you play video games, I recommend you check it out). In the story there are two types of Vampires, however I chose to draw the blood-sucker from The Black Continue reading

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Manga Review: Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 1 (Fullmetal Alchemist #1) by Hiromu Arakawa

Full metal Alchemist, Vol. 1 (Fullmetal Alchemist #1) by Hiromu Arakawa

Publisher: Viz Media LLC

Publication Date: May 3, 2005 (first published January 1, 2002)

Edition: Paperback, 183 pages

Genre: Manga (Shounen), Science Fiction

Rating: 4.5/5


I had forgotten how much I love Fullmetal!

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Book Collecting: Update #7

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I finally had a little free time this weekend, so I thought I would take advantage of this and make a trip my awesome bookstore – the one that is still 2 for $5!!! (You guys seriously need to see the size of this place. I might take a photo next time). Unlike when I usually go in here, this time I was on the lookout for three particular books Continue reading

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Book Review: Avempratha (Theft of Swords: Part 2 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

Avempratha (The Riyria Revelations #2) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: November 23, 2011 (first published April 1, 2009)

Edition: Paperback, 649 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4/5


600+ pages have never gone by so fast! 
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Art It Up!: Thrace from the Riyria Revelations

 Art it Up! is a weekly feature hosted by Tabitha @ Not Yet Read. It is dedicated to showcasing our Art. It could be inspired by a book or some other entertainment media or even just whatever artistic thing you’ve done that week. Break out those dusty art supplies!

Want to participate? See the Art it Up! main page


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I have been following Tabitha’s blog for almost a year now, and I really enjoy when she posts pictures of her art. (Especially those crochet dolls!) I myself, haven’t sat down to draw anything since I was about 12, Continue reading

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Book Review: Crown Conspiracy (Theft of Swords: Part 1 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations #1) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: November 23, 2011 (first published April 1, 2009)

Edition: Paperback, 649 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4/5


A fun and enticing story that had me turing page to page with ease!
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Monthly Re(ad)cap, Review, and TBR: February – March 2015

Book Reviews

   

  • Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson (5/5 Rating)
  • Mitosis (Reckoners #1.5) by Brandon Sanderson (4/5 Rating)
  • Firefight (Reckoners #2) by Brandon Sanderson (4.5/5 Rating)
  • Emperor of Thorns (Broken Empire Trilogy #3) by Mark Lawrence (4.5/5 Rating)

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