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The Bastard Read-Along: The Republic of Thieves (Gentlemen Bastard Sequence #3) by Scott Lynch

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The Bastard Read-Along is being hosted by Kaja @ OfDragonsAndHearts and myself. If you are interested please comment down below with your name or like to your review if you have written one, and we will add your name to the list of bastards. We would love for you to join us and read along! 🙂 However, you don’t have write a review to participate. Fell free to just read the the books, and then comeback and read everyone’s review and join in on the discussions 🙂


The Republic of Thieves (Gentlemen Bastard Sequence #3) by Scott Lynch

Publisher: Dey Rey

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

Edition: Hardcover, 650 pages

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5 Rating


Long story short: go read the Gentlemen Bastard Sequence.
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(Guest Post) Book Review: The Fate of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #3) by Erika Johansen

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Her first novel, Stagnant Souls, was just published on Amazon kindle.

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The Fate of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #3) by Erica Johansen

Publisher: Harper

Publication Date: November 29, 2016

Edition: Paperback, 496 pages

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


It was everything I was hoping for in a conclusion and then some.
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Backlist Burndown: The Providence of Fire (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne #2) by Brian Staveley

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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.

What?! Yeah, taht right! DJ is acutally posting a book review! 😀

Completely forgot I still had a couple novels reviews stored away for the Backlist Burndown! (so no, sadly, this is not me having free-time to read in medical school).


The Providence of Fire (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne #2) by Brian Staveley

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: January 13, 2015

Edition: Hardcover, 608 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


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Comic Book Review: Starve #7 (Starve #7) by Brian Wood

Starve #7 (Starve #7) by Brian Wood (story), Danikel Zezelj (art, cover), and Dave Stewart (color, cover)

Publisher: Image Comics

Publication Date: March 16, 2016

Edition: Paperback, 32 pages

Genre: Comic, Food

Rating: 4.5/5 Rating


Gavin’s plan is genius – albeit, very dangerous. 
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Backlist Burndown: Dragon Hunters (The Chronicles of the Exile #2) by Marc Turner

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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.


Dragon Hunters (The Chronicles of the Exile #2) by Marc Turer

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: February 9, 2016

Edition: Hardcover, 464 pages

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


I have yet to come across a book that has given the same feeling that A Game of Thrones did when I first read it, but Dragon Hunters is closest I have found.
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Graphic Novel Review: Wythces, Vol. 1 (Wytches #1-6) by Scott Snyder

Witches, Vol. 1 (Wytches #1-6) by Scott Snyder (story), JOCK (art), Matt Hollingsworth (color), and Clem Robins (letters).

Publisher: Image Comics

Publication Date: June 24, 2015

Edition: Paperback, 114 pages

Genre: Graphic Novel, Horror, Mystery

Rating: 4.5/5 Rating


Horrifyingly terrific
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Backlist Burndown: The Hero of Ages (Mistborn #3) by Brandon Sanderson

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.


The Hero of Ages (Mistborn #3) by Brandon Sanderson

Publisher: Tor Teen

Publication Date: October 17, 2014 (first published October, 2007)

Edition: Paperback, 768 pages

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Rating: 4.5/5


That ending… Wow… Simply WOW… Continue reading

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Audio Book Review: We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory

We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert

Publisher: Audible Studios / Tachyon Publication

Publication Date: September 9, 2014 (first published July 21, 2014)

Edition: Audio, 4 hours and 14 minutes
(Paperback, 182 pages)

Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Novella

Rating: 4.5/5


It gave me NIGHTMARES! Continue reading

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Book Review: Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower #4) by Stephen King

Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower #4) by Stephen King

Publisher: Plume

Publication Date: June 24, 2003 (first published January, 1 1997)

Edition: Paperback, 672 pages

Genre: Horror, Western, Post-Apoclyptic

Rating: 4.5/5 Rating


Wait, did we just got some ANSWERS!? Continue reading

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Book Review: The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower #3) by Stephen King

The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower #3) by Stephen King

Publisher: Plume

Publication Date: June 24, 2003 (first published January, 1 1991)

Edition: Paperback, 422 pages

Genre: Horror, Dark Fantasy, Post-Apoclyptic

Rating: 4.5/5 Rating


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