Tag Archives: Fantasy Novels

Once Upon A Time VI

Spring has officially sprung according to the calendar, even though it has felt like spring for several weeks.  And that means one thing in particular to me.  It is officially the start of Once Upon a Time VI, a challenge … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings

One of the projects I have been working on since the end of summer was re-reading The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien.   Last spring I read The Hobbit for Carl’s Once Upon a Time Challenge … Continue reading

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The Way of Kings Group Read, Part 4

Howdy folks.  Another weekend has come and gone.  For us involved in the group read of The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson it is time for our discussion on Part 4. The questions for this week were provided by … Continue reading

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The Way of Kings Group Read, Part 3

Happy Monday everyone!  For the group members who are involved in the reading of The Way of Kings, it means that this Monday is another fun start to discussing part three of the novel.  And there is so much to … Continue reading

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Second Group Read Discussion on The Way of Kings

It is time for the second group discussion on The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson.  This discussion focuses on the second book in the novel.  Please note that there will be spoilers in this post and probably in the … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays (Aug. 9)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE … Continue reading

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First Discussion on The Way of Kings

Last week I mentioned that I had joined another group read.  Today is the first discussion on Book One of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.  This event is hosted by Polishing Mud Balls.  If you would like to … Continue reading

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The Hobbit

The fourth novel I completed for the Once Upon a Time Challenge V was The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien.  This work is also on my 1001 list.  With this work I have completed 12 novels.  Yikes I have many … Continue reading

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Eragon Review

This is my second review for the Once Upon a Time Challenge V.  Eragon is not on my 1001 list. Several years ago I worked at a bookstore when I first moved to Boston.  Paolini’s novels were some of our bestsellers.  … Continue reading

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

This review is for the Once Upon a Time Challenge V. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll in 1865 is a tale about Alice, a girl who while sitting by a river with her sister spies a talking white rabbit.  … Continue reading

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