Tag Archives: Joe Abercrombie

THE BLADE ITSELF (THE FIRST LAW #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. As I’ve mentioned in other reviews, Joe Abercrombie is a fantasy author who all my real-life friends have raved about for years and insisted that I read. From their proselyting, it seemed … Continue reading

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HALF THE WORLD (SHATTERED SEA #2) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. The sands of time have rapidly slipped through the hourglass since Half a King. Now, Father Yarvi is well established as the “deeply cunning” minister of his former uncle, King Uthil of … Continue reading

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FUN DAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (OCTOBER 13, 2014)

The work week begins. Time for me to strap on my business suit and head back into the office to save the world one case at a time. And usually, I have a list of books that are going to … Continue reading

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HALF A KING (SHATTERED SEA #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of five stars. Since starting to read fantasy again several years ago, there have been a few authors whose names have been constantly whispered in my ear as the “it” writers to try: Peter V. … Continue reading

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FUN DAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (AUGUST 11, 2014)

It is that most horrible of times: Monday! The day I have to put my big boy suit on and jump back on the corporate escalator to nowhere. This week I’m going to finish up a couple of series by … Continue reading

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