Monthly Archives: May 2015

Backlist Burndown: Railsea by China Mieville

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. I feel like I only read backlist, so this is perfect for me.


Railsea by China Mieville

Publisher: Del Ray

Publication Date: May 15, 2012 (first published January 1, 2012)

Edition: Hardcover, 424 pages

Genre: Steampunk, New Weird, Young Adult

Rating: 3/5


The imagination of Mieville never ceases to amaze me.
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Book Collecting: Update #9

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You know what you do when you don’t have the money to buy any new book? You enter GIVEAWAYS!
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Book Review: Percepliquis (Heir of Novron : Part 2 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

Percepliquis (The Riyria Revelations #6) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: January 31, 2012 (first published January 1, 2012)

Edition: Paperback, 932 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 5/5


I’m sad to have closed the last book on this series, but damn, was it a great journey!

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Book Review: Wintertide (Heir of Novron: Part 1 of 2) by Michael J. Sullivan

Wintertide (The Riyria Revelations #5) by Michael J. Sullivan

Publisher: Orbit

Publication Date: January 31, 2012 (first published January 1, 2012)

Edition: Paperback, 932 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


This book was an emotional roller coaster that hit me right in the ‘feels’.
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Some People Keep A Journal; I Write Book Reviews

Did you ever keep a journal or diary in high school? I didn’t. I did try a few times, but never stuck with it. I wish I had. To be able to look back on old memories, written down by you in word – I find it pretty surreal. There are still ways to relive “the old-days”. I still have an assortment of photos, random items, and notebooks from high school and college. Each of these representing a different period and place of my life. And when I hold and see these things, I can relieve those moments in my life. Recall those memories, feelings, and sometimes exact thoughts.

Do you ever notice how different it is when you find an old paper you wrote though?

Part of me still wants to, and says there’s no reason not to, but the other part there says there’s no reason to start – I already have my book reviews to look back on.

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Manga Review: Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 2 (Fullmetal Alchemist #2) by Hiromu Arakawa

Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 2 (Fullmetal Alchemist #2) by Hiromu Arakawa

Publisher: Viz Media LLC

Publication Date: July 5, 2005 (first published May 20, 2002)

Edition: Paperback, 185 pages

Genre: Manga (Shounen), Science Fiction

Rating: 4/5


There are two characters from the anime that I have never forget about – Nina and Alexander
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Monthly Re(ad)cap, Review, and TBR: April 2015

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