Tag Archives: callback

Callback: Return of the Native

Back in 2010, I read Return of the Native for the first time. A few comments about that. First, it was my first read of Hardy since Tess of the D’Urbervilles in 2006. I’d been scared to read more by … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Callback: Elantris

I first read Elantris by Brandon Sanderson back in 2012, and I’ll direct you to that link for a synopsis and/or my original review. It’s been nearly six years, and it was time to revisit the story and this world. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Callback: the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series

Back in 2012, I first read Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. I fell in love with the book and gobbled both it and the sequel up over the next couple months. I didn’t get to read the … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Callback: The Well of Ascension

Recently I’ve been re-listening to my favorite of Brandon Sanderson’s trilogies, the Mistborn trilogy: The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension, and The Hero of Ages. After finishing The Final Empire, I found I didn’t have much to say about … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Callback: Warbreaker

When I read Words of Radiance last month, I was pleasantly surprised to run across characters from Warbreaker. I’d been thinking about rereading the book for a long time, so this was the perfect lead-in! During my first experience with … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Callback: The Way of Kings (audio)

Note: Because this is a re-review, there will be book spoilers. My original review of The Way of Kings is spoiler-free. I admit it: I didn’t want to reread this book. It’s long. Over 1000 pages. And back in 2012, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, 2017, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Gentlemen and Players, by Joanne Harris

St. Oswald’s Grammar School for Boys has withstood so much, from curriculum modernization to the dwindling of funds to a series of scandals buried as deep as the Board of Governors can dig. Roy Straitly has been teaching Latin there … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, 2016, 2017, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments