Reflecting on my favorite books of the year is one of my favorite December activities. Here are my top 10 reads in 2021.
A delightful read! A breath of fresh air and a gratifying interlude, that I immensely enjoyed!
People seem to love lists, and while I am not always a huge fan of making them (I believe reviews speak for themselves), it is always fun to revisit the amazing novels I have had a chance to read over the last year. Below, you will find the covers for my Top 25 Reads of […]
Join David as he chats with author Steven Erikson about the success of his Malazan Book of the Fallen Series, the early days of world-building with Ian C. Esslemont, and a look inside his newest release, The God is Not Willing (The Witness #1), from Tor Books – releasing on November 16th, 2021. Grab a […]
A gloriously weird little novella!
brilliantly written sci-fi stories that completely resonated with me on both an emotional and intellectual level. Liu has quickly become one of my favorite science fiction writers.
I had been putting off reading Brian Naslund’s Dragons of Terra series until it was finished because I was afraid once I started reading it I would not want to stop. I had heard it was absolutely addictive, plus adventure fantasy is my favorite, and also, well, you know, dragons, so I was not interested in waiting a year for book 2, and another year for book 3. And I could not have been more right in that decision. Had I had time between books it would have driven me absolutely bonkers. This is the kind of series that makes me want to shout from the rooftops… *ahem*… let me clear my throat:
READ IT NOW!
Now that the yelling is out of the way, let’s get to the details of what makes this series so good.
Would it be better to be adored for who you are but immediately forgotten or to be remembered by all but not truly loved or appreciated?
Well, I finally read The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. I can see how this novel has garnered so much interest. Schwab’s prose is dreamy enough to drown in.
Join David as he chats with author Brian Naslund about Fury of a Demon, the third and final novel in his Dragons of Terra trilogy from Tor Books.
Fury of a Demon is the perfect conclusion. There, I said it. But what more do you want in a final book? There’re dragons; an enemy so warped in his own wicked image he seems undefeatable; a cannibal with a vengeance; Simeon and his wind, and a lot more. All of it wrapped in a fast-paced plot, full of answers, intrigue and as many twisted creations as Osyrus Ward can pump from Floodhaven Castle. I LOVED every word of this – not a single one misplaced. This book is John Wick and terminator’s love child on steroids, riding upon a dragon.
The writing was amazing, and each time I felt something new was going to happen, it did. This novel is not predictable, and that’s a good thing. There’s always something new happening, and I cannot wait to see what happens when Vera and the group travel to see the lands beyond Taggerstan. There’s so much story brimming here, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the entire series here.
Words cannot express how much I have enjoyed reading this book as it has expanded my horizon, not only in terms of western novels, but mystery and horror novels as well. Readers who need to care about their characters will adore the Six-Gun Tarot and the mysteries behind them all. Fans of Stephen Kings Dark Tower series would also feel at home in this world as they strap in for a wild ride. The Six-Gun Tarot will only leave you wanting more because Mr. Belcher just keeps on delivering the goods. Enjoy the journey and I hope it never ends.