Category Archives: 5 Stars

BACKLIST BURNDOWN: PROMISE OF BLOOD

Backlist Burndown is a monthly meme hosted by Lisa from Tenacious Reader where you read one book from your backlist every month, then share your review of it the last Friday of that month.  And, finally, I’ve gotten my reading (and reviews) into some semblance of … Continue reading

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CIVIL BLOOD

Civil Blood by Mark Gelineau & Joe King Genre: Fantasy Series: Best Left in the Shadows #2  Publisher: Self Published (April 15, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 54 pages My Rating: 5 stars Civil Blood is a story which surprised me, twisted me around, showed me I don’t … Continue reading

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AQUAMAN: THE TRENCH

Aquaman: The Trench by Geoff Johns Genre: Superhero Comics Series: New 52 Aquaman Publisher: DC Comics (September 11, 2012) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 144 pages My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars My favorite New 52 character is … Continue reading

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KNIGHT’S SHADOW by SEBASTIEN DE CASTELL

Knight’s Shadow by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #2 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (June 2, 2015) Length:400 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. Traitor’s Blade was a novel that took me … Continue reading

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STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH by PAUL S. KEMP

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away . . . . EPISODE III (and then some) The Empire reigns supreme in the galaxy. With an Enlightened Emperor upon the throne and his Enforcer Darth Vader beside him, … Continue reading

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JERICHO: SEASON FOUR

My rating is 5 out of 5 stars. The Jericho story continues! For those unlucky enough not to be familiar with it, Jericho is the 2006-2008 television show about the aftermath of a nuclear event in the United States and … Continue reading

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JERICHO: SEASON THREE – CIVIL WAR

My rating is 5 out of 5 stars. For those who have never heard of Jericho, it was a television show which aired from 2006-2008 and focused on a group of characters thrown together in a small town in the … Continue reading

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VEIL OF THE DESERTERS

Veil of the Deserters by Jeff Salyards Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Bloodsounder’s Arc #1 Publisher: Night Shade Books (June 3, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 464 pages My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. When I finished … Continue reading

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DURING THE DANCE by MARK LAWRENCE

During the Dance by Mark Lawrence Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Series: Stand-alone short story Publisher: Self Published (July 4, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 9 pages My Rating: five out of five stars. This is a short story penned … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: THOR VISIONARIES – WALTER SIMONSON #1

Flashback Friday is something I’ve been doing here at Bookwraiths for a while now: a time when I can post my thoughts about books and graphic novels that I’ve read in the past and never gotten around to reviewing. With … Continue reading

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