Book Review: Kane Chronicles #2 – The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

To be absolutely honest, I’m having conflicted feelings toward how I feel with this series. The Kane Chronicles is an interesting series with a fascinating perspective on the relationship between humans and gods. But it’s a story that is being severely hampered by the method in which it’s being written. While I like The Kane … Continue reading Book Review: Kane Chronicles #2 – The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

Book Review: Kane Chronicles #1 – The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Initially I was planning to cover this series after finishing the Harley Merlin series, but after the mysterious disappearance from Kindle and it not being stocked in my local bookstore, I bumped this up the line. I’ve always been a fan of mythology and stories based around the idea of ancient gods and myths. But … Continue reading Book Review: Kane Chronicles #1 – The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard – 9 from the Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan

I’m not quite sure what I expected when I pucked up 9 from the Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan. While I did enjoy the Magnus Chase series, I did feel a bit offput by how the series had ended. It didn’t quite leave a satisfying resolution to things. But I did like the characters the … Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard – 9 from the Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan

Book Review: Harley Merlin Book #2 – Harley Merlin and The Mystery Twins by Bella Forrest

Trying to get back into the groove of reading regularly, I thought to continue the Harley Merlin series to see if it improved on what I thought were a few shortcomings. The first book was actually pretty good despite feeling like an overall safe attempt to capture the magic of the Harry Potter universe but … Continue reading Book Review: Harley Merlin Book #2 – Harley Merlin and The Mystery Twins by Bella Forrest

Book Review: Harley Merlin #1 – Harley Merlin and The Secret Coven by Bella Forrest

An urban fantasy novel about a secret world of witches and warlocks, sounds very familiar doesn’t it? Throw in an orphan learning about her magical abilities and the “real” magical world that she’s a part of and it’s a little too reminiscent of Harry Potter. Considering the Harry Potter universe has been a fundamental part … Continue reading Book Review: Harley Merlin #1 – Harley Merlin and The Secret Coven by Bella Forrest