Review: Fearsome Magics

I’ve only picked up short story collections relatively recently, I (exceedingly) foolishly thought that they might not be good as a full length novel. This book, Fearsome Magics (edited by Jonathan Strahan), proves I could not have been more wrong. Inside we have stories from Garth Nix, K.J. Parker, Justina Robson, Ellen Klages, Christopher Rowe, … More Review: Fearsome Magics

This Book Ain’t No Sandwich! (On the Subject of Filler)

This blog post is coming off a comment a friend made to me at a book signing, Specifically that second book in this particular series was a bit of ‘filler’ and it really picked up again in the third and latest book. And that got me thinking. I’ve heard tell of people having that opinion … More This Book Ain’t No Sandwich! (On the Subject of Filler)

When I Finished Malazan (Or the Day I Cried on the Train)

Okay, I’m going to start this week’s article off with a couple of points just for some context. First off,  I get most of my reading done on the train to and from work, because it’s nice to just have an hour either way that I can just spend reading without worrying about chores, blogging … More When I Finished Malazan (Or the Day I Cried on the Train)