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 […]
Top Ten Tuesdays is BACK! The ladies at the Broke and the Bookish have posted the first prompt in months! Raise your hand if you’re excited! The topic this week is “Ten Book Recommendations for _______”. Immediately, this read in my head as a Hogwarts house, so I’m going with SLYTHERINS*. (Wait, what? I thought you were a Ravenclaw. WHY SLYTHERIN?) Okay, well first of all, Slytherins need some love. They get a pretty bad rap, what with Voldemort and all. SECONDLY. If we get really specific, I’m actually a Slytherclaw. Oh yes, I who take so much pride in my Ravenclaw […]
If you’re going to bother, read the book, don’t listen to the audiobook. Be prepared to learn the history of Alagaesia in interview-form between Eragon and his new mentor.