I don't remember where, but I heard that Warbreaker was one of the worst Cosmere novels. And after reading it? I must respectfully disagree. Warbreaker stars two princesses of the kingdom of Idris, Siri and Vivenna. When Siri is sent to marry the God King, leader of Hallandren, in Vivenna's stead, she finds herself in… Continue reading Warbreaker: It’s Basically Stormlight Archive Book 0
Guess what I'm reviewing next week. Go on. Guess. You'll never get it. Up until recently, Warbreaker was one of the last gaps in my knowledge of Sanderson's Cosmere. That, and the second Mistborn series (which I'll get to sooner or later... after another Wheel of Time book or two). And now that that gap… Continue reading Warbreaker (By the Cover): Colors! Colors! More Colors!
I have a soft spot for old mythology. In fact, one of the very first books I ever reviewed for the 'How's This Book?' series was a book about Norse mythology! I love studying this stuff; it's all really weird and interesting! Greek myths have always been among my favorites. I can't quite pinpoint why,… Continue reading Mythos: Greek Mythology in All Its Disturbing Glory
Trust me, I'm not just writing this one to get a quick and easy article out. Well, I am, but that's beside the point. The Martian has a very simple but exciting premise. A scientist gets stuck on Mars and needs to use his brains and limited resources to find a way to survive long… Continue reading The Martian (By the Cover): What You See is What You Get
Okay, this one isn't my fault. Not one but two of my coworkers just started this book. It's been on my mind, okay? I swear, I won't talk about this series again for a while! At least until we get some news about Book 5. Or my coworkers get to book 3. Whichever happens first.… Continue reading Words of Radiance (By the Cover): A Promised Showdown