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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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Book Review: The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower #2) by Stephen King

The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower #2) by Stephen King

Publisher: Plume

Publication Date: June 24, 2003 (first published January 1, 1987)

Edition: Paperback, 408 pages

Genre: Horror, Western, Dark Fantasy

Rating: 4/5 Rating


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Backlist Burndown: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King

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 Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King

Publisher: Plume

Publication Date: June 24, 2003 (first published June 10, 1982)

Edition: Paperback, 312 pages

Genre: Horror, Western, Dark Fantasy

Rating: 3.5/5 Rating


That was confusing… but I think I liked it… Continue reading

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Book Review: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Emperor of Thorns (Broken Empire Trilogy #3) by Mark Lawrence

Publisher: Ace

Publication Date: August 6, 2013 (first published January 1, 2013)

Edition: Hardcover, 434 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Grimdark

Rating: 4.5/5


I know no words to describe how blown away I was with the conclusion of, what is now, one of my favorite trilogies of all time.

You, Mark Lawrence, are a(n) [insert the highest praising adjective you know] writer.
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Book Review: King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

King of Thorns (Broken Empire Trilogy #2) by Mark Lawrence

Publisher: Ace

Publication Date: August 7, 2012

Edition: Hardcover, 449 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Grimdark

Rating: 4.5/5


Just as Dark! Just as Brutal! Just as More Awesome! All hail King Jorg! Continue reading

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Book Review: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Prince of Thorns (Broken Empire Trilogy #1) by Mark Lawrence

Publisher: Ace

Publication Date: August, 2, 2011 (first published August 2011)

Edition: Hardcover, 324 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Grimdark Rating: 4.5/5


A dark and brutal story. Fantastic character development. An amazing debut novel! Continue reading

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