Monthly Archives: April 2015

Book Collecting: Update #8

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This month my books came from a few different sources. I won a couple giveaways, actually went out and bought a new release, and of course, hit up my local book outlet sore.
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Book Review: Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton

Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton

Publisher: Harper

Publication Date: November 24, 2009 (first published November 13, 200)

Edition: Hardcover, 312 pages

Genre: Historical Fiction, Adventure

Rating: 2/5


Buried treasure it may be – but there was no gold to be found.
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Backlist Burndown: The Blade Itself (First Law Trilogy #1) by Joe Abercrombie

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, I rarely read new releases 😛


The Blade Itself (The First Law Trilogy #1) by Joe Abercrombie

Publisher: Pyr

Publication Date: September 30, 2007 (first published May 4, 2006)

Edition: Paperback, 536 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4/5


Fantastic characters!!!
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A Simple Book Recommendation

The other week, I was checking out at my dentist’s office when I noticed a man in a blue shirt who looked familiar – I could not recall from where though. As I finished at the receptionist’s desk and walked out through the door into the waiting the room, the man in the blue shirt saw me. The instant he did he stood up, and with great smile walked over to me, sticking out his hand to shake, and said, “Hey, I want to you thank you so much for that book recommendation.”

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Book Review: The Emerald Storm (Rise of Empire Part 2 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

The Emerald Storm (The Riyria Revelations #4) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: December 14, 2011 (first published April 8, 2010)

Edition: Paperback, 786 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


Hands-down, best book of the series thus far!
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Art It Up!: Turtle Soup

 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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You’re probably wondering why I drew a turtle, when for the past couple weeks I have only been reading the First Law Trilogy. Well the answer is simple. It is because  Continue reading

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Book Review: Nyphron Rising (Rise of Empire: Part 1 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

Nyphron Rising (The Riyria Revelations #3) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: December 14, 2011 (first published April 8, 2010)

Edition: Paperback, 786 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4/5


Nypron Rising? My like Arista Rising! Am I right?
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Monthly Re(ad)cap, Review, and TBR: March 2015

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