You know the saying. Typically, it's applied in a more metaphorical sense. Usually in regards to judging people. Naturally, I'm going to take it completely literally and write a whole article about it. The cover of a book is an often overlooked detail. People tend to ignore it and go straight to the book if… Continue reading Judging a Book By Its Cover
Man, it's been a hot minute since my Game of Thrones review. Not the show Game of Thrones, I mean the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series of the same- oh, forget it. A Clash of Kings picks up right where A Game of Thrones left off. After the death of… Continue reading A Clash of Kings: The War Begins
I want to make it clear upfront because some people might be angry about my criteria. First: I'm talking about the books, not the movies; those are for later. Second: I'll be discussing the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion since all five of them are pretty deeply connected. If you… Continue reading Which Lord of the Rings Book Was the Best?
Time for yet another Sherlockian mystery! The story of 'The Adventure of the Crooked Man' is an exceptionally simple story. Late in the night, Sherlock drops by to visit Watson with a peculiar case. A few nights ago, a servant of a rich house overhears the man and lady of the house bickering. With the… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Crooked Man
After a long break, I finally return to the legendary detective! That's right! It's time to review another classic Sherlock Holmes story! Part of what makes Sherlock Holmes so long-lasting is his flexibility. You can twist the typical mystery into several different genres and it would work just as well! Since he's proficient in combat,… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Yellow Face