Tag Archives: reread

Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor

From Goodreads: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost … Continue reading

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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

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The Shadow Hour, by Melissa Grey (audio)

Sequel to The Girl At Midnight. Caveat: I barely remember this book, despite having just listened to it. This is not the book’s fault. This is entirely my fault, as I listened to it while doing about a thousand other … Continue reading

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The Raven King, by Maggie Stiefvater

1. Book 4 of the Raven Cycle. 2. There will be no spoilers at all in this review (book or series). 3. I honestly considered simply writing the word LOVE!!!!! on this review and being done with it. 4. I … Continue reading

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The Forgetting Time, by Sharon Guskin (audio)

Noah is a disturbed four year old, and his mother, Janie, doesn’t know how to help. Doctors and therapists can do nothing for him. Noah is growing ever worse, terrified of water, knowledge of things he’s had no exposure to, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman

For nearly forty years, there has been tentative peace between humans and dragons. That peace doesn’t stop prejudice from both human and dragon, and tension builds as the treaty anniversary nears. Seraphina is stuck between two worlds, a half-dragon who … Continue reading

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Words of Radiance, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Book Two of the Stormlight Archive, following The Way of Kings. Note: this review will not contain book spoilers, but will contain spoilers for The Way of Kings. Shallan and Jasnah make their way toward the shattered plains with information … Continue reading

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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

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