I love a good fantasy book, and I love dinosaurs. So what’s not to love when you mix them together? That’s why I picked up The Lost Castle the first in a series called The Chronicles of Krangor written by Michael Pryor, which is a fantasy novel where all the characters are dinosaurs of one sort or … More Review: The Lost Castle (The Chronicles of Krangor)
This week I want to talk about the Iron Druid Chronicles, which tell the story of Atticus O’Sullivan. I won’t be giving a review of a specific book because I’ve been getting through the audiobooks and am already on the fourth book in the series (of a current six with the seventh to be released … More Iron Druid Chronicles: Impressions
I was planning on writing a post about when is the right time to call it a day with a book you’re not enjoying. And I was doing well writing that. But then I found this website. Here we have another list similar to the one that I’ve shown you before with the Dictionary of the Vulgar … More Lost Words – How to insult, describe and perplex with words from 17th century and beyond!
I love me some history, I love it so much that I studied various kinds of history for pretty much my whole education. I grabbed 2 degrees in Classics and Ancient History (they were mine I promise, I didn’t steal them). One of the things I love about it is all the stories that you … More And Now For Something Completely Different! A Real Tale From History
Okay, first off, this isn’t a bad thing, but a lot of the time sentences would jump out at me in Tom Hiddleston’s voice. It was pretty cool. Anyway, so what’s this book! It’s The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris, the first person retelling of Norse mythology, with Loki as the main character, … More Review: Gospel of Loki
In a recent blog post I hinted (badly) that a friend had mentioned to me that Red Seas Under Red Skies felt like it was just filler. But at the time I hadn’t finished the book so I couldn’t really comment. Well, now I can. First off, let’s deal with what was said about the … More Red Seas Under Red Skies (The Expected Review…)
This week we’re going for something a little bit different (again). Instead of a review we’re going to be looking at the exciting (and I’m not going to lie slightly irritating) scheduling for the World Fantasy Convention as it looms on the horizons of our calendars. For those of you who don’t know what I’m … More The Battle of Rothfuss and Pratchett
Hello once again dear readers! What have I got in store for you today I hear you cry! Why, insults of course! I should probably elaborate on that point. This post is going to show you a couple of ways to make your insults authentic but still have some punch behind them. So as a … More How To Insult People Like an Eighteenth Century Ruffian