Pachinko

By: Min Jin Lee Pages: 479 Genre: Historical Fiction Rated: R (Language, sexual content) Pachinko is a story that begins in Korea (Yeongdo) in a little fishing village before the separation of the country into North and South during the annexation of Korea to Japan. It spans five generations beginning with Hoonie’s parents, and continues … [Read more…]

Elantris

Elantris By Brandon Sanderson Pages: 555 Genre: Fantasy This is Brandon Sanderson’s first novel that was originally published in 2005, I have the 10th anniversary edition that has 10,000 words of bonus content. In this story Princess Sarene travels to the city of Arelon to wed her husband to be only to learn upon her … [Read more…]

Oathbringer

By: Brandon Sanderson Pages: 1242 Genre: Fantasy Oathbringer is the Third book in the Stormlight Archives series. It continues the with the main characters learning more about their powers, as they come face to face with dark forces that will take them to the brink of their sanity as they deliberate on what is right, … [Read more…]

Taliesin

By: Stephen R. Lawhead Pages: 486 A story of Cariss, Princess of the lost world of Atlantis, and Taliesin the foundling who became the Bard with the Mystical voice that could enchant his listeners. The story of their tragedies, endurance, faith and love. Stephen Lawhead takes us back to the stories before the appearance of … [Read more…]

Stars Above – Book Review

Author: Marissa Meyer Pages:369 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy Like her previous books in the Lunar Chronicles Series, “Stars Above” is another “you can’t put it down once you start,” book for me.  The characters that I had come to love and said farewell too in the last book were all back again but at a younger … [Read more…]

Roseblood by A.G. Howard

Author: A. G. Howard Pages 410 Our daughter brought this book, but didn’t finish it saying it was too confusing. I decided to read it  myself and see what was confusing about it. I didn’t find it confusing, but I could see how someone who isn’t used to a book jumping from first person (when Rune … [Read more…]