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Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Fairy Tale by Stephen King is a coming of age story blended into fantasy. The book stars 17-year old Charlie Reade and an aging German Shepherd named Radar. Charlie comes across this dog by accident when a neighbor, Howard Bowditch breaks his leg by falling

The Blacktongue Thief

The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

The Blacktongue Thief is an action-packed, fast-paced fantasy novel by Christopher Buehlman. The story is told by Kinch Na Shannack, a Blacktongue thief from the nation of Galt. He is deeply indebted to the Taker’s Guild, and desperately trying to repay his debts. Thus, he

Tower of Swallows

The Tower of Swallows (Witcher #4)

The Tower of Swallows is the fourth installment of the main Witcher series. In this volume, we get more mixed narratives from a few characters, notably Ciri and Dandelion. Ciri has made her unlikely way to a hut in the middle of a swamp. Here

Baptism of Fire Witcher #3

Baptism of Fire (Witcher #3)

Baptism of Fire is the third installment of the main story of the Witcher. Unfortunately, the story starts out pretty slow. Geralt doesn’t really fight any monsters but he does team up with an interesting crew. The best part is the traveling troupe, a motley

The Time of Contempt (The Witcher #2)

The Time of Contempt is the second book in the main series of The Witcher. It centers around a meeting of the main sorcerers, a much ballyhooed event. Geralt, the Witcher, attends as the sorceress Yennefer’s guest. What is supposed to be a boring play

The Books of Babel by Josiah Bancroft

The Books of Babel by Josiah Bancroft is a series of four steampunk-sci-fi-fantasy novels that center around Thomas Senlin and the mysterious Tower of Babel. Thomas is a middle-aged schoolteacher from a rather nondescript fishing village. He is visiting the infamous “Tower” as a newlywed

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

I read The Once and Future King by T. H. White for the Daily Wire Third Thursday Book Club (highly recommended!). I’ve never been that interested in the Arthurian Legend stories, but wanted to give this a try. The book consists of four separate yet

Blood of Elves - Book 1 of the Witcher

Blood of Elves (The Witcher #1)

Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher series begins with Blood of Elves. I have already reviewed the short story collections or prequels: The Last Wish, Sword of Destiny, and Season of Storms. Blood of Elves has a lot more of Ciri and her growth. We don’t see as

Season of Storms, The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

Season of Storms (The Witcher)

Season of Storms by Andrzej Sapkowski was published after the main series. It is listed as #0.6, putting it in between The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny. I read it third and found it to be an entertaining, fast read. Some say to read