Books, How's This Book?, Narnia

The Horse and His Boy: A Fun Change of Pace

This is an odd Narnia book. It's almost completely disconnected from every other story in this series. In fact, it's so independent that it ultimately ends up as an in-universe myth. You could skip it entirely and lose absolutely nothing. Not that you should. Because I'm not gonna lie: this is kinda the best Narnia… Continue reading The Horse and His Boy: A Fun Change of Pace

Books, How's This Book?, Narnia

The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe: The One Everyone Knows

Man, I've had this review sitting on the shelf for a while! I started writing this way back in July! The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is one of the most beloved children stories of all time. It's a true fantasy classic that's stood the test of time for... Jesus, seventy years! It's one… Continue reading The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe: The One Everyone Knows

Books, How's This Book?, Writer's Diary

Neverwhere: London, But Even Nastier

I might need to cover this on my next By the Cover. It has been a while since I last read a Neil Gaiman book. I've had this one in my library for a while, but I got distracted by other things. But now that I'm done with... basically everything that's been in my read… Continue reading Neverwhere: London, But Even Nastier

Books, How's This Book?, Review, Sherlock Holmes

The Final Problem: The Only and Totally Real Death of Sherlock Holmes

So, a bit of background about this particular Sherlock Holmes adventure. Originally, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had intended it to be the very final story starring the legendary detective, hence the title. But due to public demand, and his own financial struggles, he ultimately decided to bring him back to life later, thus beginning a… Continue reading The Final Problem: The Only and Totally Real Death of Sherlock Holmes