From the Forgotten Realms world, the Legend of Drizzt series covers the legends of the famous dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden ((Don’t ask me how to pronounce it, I don’t know either ^^; Elven names are hard to pronounce that way)). The Legend of Drizzt Omnibus compiles the first trilogy (The Dark Elf trilogy) that have […]
Have you ever encountered a book that no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get into? A book, not necessarily required reading (like for school or work) but you are really interested but you just can’t seem to get past the first few pages? That’s how I felt with D.M. Cornish’s […]
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss’s skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place.
Complicated and Surprising
Last week, Booking Through Thursdays asked a two-part question: Do YOU like books with complicated plots and unexpected endings? What book with a surprise ending is your favorite? Or your least favorite? I like stories with complicated plots as long as they are not too complicated to follow. If it needs me to read a […]
The Graveyard Book (Neil Gaiman)
Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place— he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their timely ghostly teachings— like the ability to Fade. Can a boy raised […]