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Book Review - Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

blurb from goodreads:

In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. 683 more words


Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

By: Anthony Doerr

530 pages; historical fiction

Summary: Marie-Laure LeBlanc was only six years old when she went blind. She lived in Paris with her father who did everything he could to make her life easier for her. 235 more words


[Book Haul] March 2015

Time flies so fast and it’s April already *sighs*. Last month I didn’t buy books at all because I am trying to save money for a book fair.  56 more words


Wild moment

I just finished the book Wild by some Cheryl Strayed character (which is apparently a fictitious name).  I splurged on the amazon double dip of charging for audio and kindle copies so I could read and listen to the audio in my many trips to Milwaukee last week. 352 more words

Character Development

Books read in 2015 Q1

I can’t believe the first quarter of 2015 is already behind us! Time flies, true, but it doesn’t feel like April at all since the heater is still on in the house, and the cherry blossoms haven’t peaked yet. 184 more words

Book Lists

10 Short Stories I Loved in 2014

Below is a guest post from Pravesh Bhardwaj, a filmmaker based in Mumbai who has been posting his favorite short stories all year.


#17 -- Redeployment

Redeployment by Phil Kay

  • Rating: 4/5
  • Very depressing, very fast-paced read, it was hard to put down
  • Well balanced in that it is not anti or pro-war but subtly points to the limitations of both views