Tag: A Dance with Dragons

Let’s Go On An Adventure: Excellent Epic Fantasy – #TopTenTuesday

Let’s Go On An Adventure: Excellent Epic Fantasy – #TopTenTuesday

Posted June 4, 2019 in Memes // 16 Comments

I love love LOVE fantasy. I’ve spoken before as to why this genre has a special place in my heart, but like all genres, there are sub-genres to consider!  Over the years, I’ve actually come to love a few different aspects of fantasy… but my first love was epic fantasy.  These intense tales with intricate created worlds, mythical creatures, and magical systems have always tickled my imagination. In celebration of some of these timeless stories, I’d like to share some pretty great epic fantasy stories. The Inheritance Cycle Christopher Paolini While this series has gotten a lot of negative reviews […]

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Bookish Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Bookish Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Posted May 29, 2018 in Memes // 20 Comments

If you’re like me and you read a lot of fantasy novels, then you know how cruel the world can be.  Most contemporary novels are fluffy or thrillers, but ultimately they are our world and we already live in it, like it or not.  Science fiction and fantasy?  Those are dark places, more often than not.  And while a lot of us would love to go to Hogwarts, I’m sure there are places we can all agree we’d rather not go to. Midworld The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, The Waste Lands, Wizard and Glass, The Wind Through the […]

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A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

Posted October 12, 2014 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  One of the better books in the series in my opinion. It leaves for many opportunities. A pet peeve is the way he’s started to title the chapters. There are too many characters as is and titling chapters with titles and nicknames instead of real names adds confusion. Also, all the emphasis on Quetyn just to remove him so quickly seemed unnecessary. There are so many characters and each one’s story is moving so slowly…. Ratings Breakdown Setting: ★★★★★ Plot: ★★★ 1/2 Characters: ★★★ Writing: ★★★ 1/2 Pacing: – Personal Enjoyment: ★★★★ Have you read this book or anything […]

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