Fantasy · Fantasy - Independently Published · favorites

Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron – best of the series

This book was SO AWESOME! The books up until this point have been fun, but this one took it to next level insane. So, so much shit went down and it was just go-go-go the entire way, there wasn't much of any downtime for the book. I stayed up til 5am trying to finish but… Continue reading Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron – best of the series

sci fi · video games

Mass Effect Andromeda: Video Game Review

I know there are a ton of mixed reviews about this game, some people hated on it so bad they swore off the franchise forever while others really enjoyed it. Overall, I understand some of the complaints, and I also understand why many people love the game. I think sometimes we can create echo chambers… Continue reading Mass Effect Andromeda: Video Game Review

Fantasy

Weatherwax Report: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

The last few books I've read by Lawrence have been pretty straight forward as far as the prose, a few nice passages, some quotable stuff, but not really "purple prose". This book had much more of that, and had a pretty different tone to it compared to Broken Empire and Red Queens War. Like his… Continue reading Weatherwax Report: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

Biography/History · nonfiction

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

This is one of the more famous novels which recounts the tales of the Native Americans suffering through the loss of their homes, lives, and cultures. This book took me a long time to get through, and not because it was a bad book, or boring, but because it was so difficult to read through.… Continue reading Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

biology · favorites · nonfiction

Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina – My favorite non fiction book of the year. New favorite author

So often when I recommend a non fiction book I like it because it reads like a novel, and not like a textbook. Although textbooks can provide you with a lot of information, often it's difficult to retain because it's just a long list of facts and data and no easy way to have substantial… Continue reading Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina – My favorite non fiction book of the year. New favorite author