Previewing ‘The Monster Baru Cormorant’

I previewed The Monster Baru Cormorant by reading the first four chapters. I realize I’m about five months late previewing a book published in October, but here were are. It’s a powerful book, but it’s not for a newbie who doesn’t know anything about the main character or the backstory. I missed out entirely by…

Bloody Rose: Monsters, Mayhem & Rockstars

Bloody Rose is the most fun I’ve had all year. It’s a great equation. Take a well-done fantasy novel filled with monsters, battles, and arena brawls, add in a band of rock star warriors that are worshipped throughout the land and you’ve got Bloody Rose. Everyone from the group brings something different to the table, whether…

The Winter Road: Epic Hero in a Harsh World

The Winter Road is an emotionally-charged, epic journey featuring one of the strongest heroines you’ll come across. Teyr is powerful beyond measure, channeling her rage into action, often for the greater good. The writing is superb, switching between past and present, illustrating how she became the person she is and what drives her forward. Coupled with…

The Mortal Word: A Mystery in History

The Mortal Word returns to the world of the Invisible Library, diving into a mysterious murder that causes the fate of the universe to hang in the balance. Cogman’s smart writing presents a quickly paced detective story that’s both fun and intriguing as the clues come together. I’m new to the series and I had no…

The Razor: Action-Packed & Adrenalin-Fueled

The Razor is a genre-bending action adventure turned thriller turned horror that keeps you glued to your seat with its use of multiple narratives, a harsh setting, and a story that never gets dull. If you’re looking for an action-packed thriller with unexpected plot twists and strong writing, this is it.