Review: The Histories

The Histories by HerodotusMy rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an old review, from GoodReads. I wanted it on my blog, so I am posting it here.“These are the researches of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, which he publishes, in the hope of preserving from decay the remembrance of what men have done, and of preventing theContinue reading “Review: The Histories”

Review: Beren and Lúthien

Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. TolkienMy rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an old review from GoodReads, I just wanted it on my blog so I am posting it here. This book combines different versions of the story of Beren and Luthien, one of the Middle-earth legends mentioned in LotR, presented in one volume.Continue reading “Review: Beren and Lúthien”

Book Beginnings #14, The Friday 56 #15 & Book Blogger Hop #3

Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The weekly post goes up every Thursday and bloggers can add their links all week. synopsis from GoodReads:As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. The play’s firstContinue reading “Book Beginnings #14, The Friday 56 #15 & Book Blogger Hop #3”

WWW Wednesday, June 12, 2019

WWW Wednesdays is currently hosted by Taking on a World of Words.  What are you currently reading?What do you think you’ll read next?What did you recently finish reading?Currently reading: Lots of people absolutely love this book. It’s my second try at reading Guy Gavriel Kay after The Lions of al-Rassan (last year), which I didn’t finish. I likeContinue reading “WWW Wednesday, June 12, 2019”

Deal Me In: The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains

This is one of my cards for the Deal Me In Challenge: the 7 of Hearts, which is the suit I dedicated to stories on audio. I was keeping up with my list until I fell behind in May. I will try to catch up this month by reading two at a time for a while. I haveContinue reading “Deal Me In: The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains”

Book Beginnings #13, The Friday 56 #14 & Book Blogger Hop #2: Tigana

Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The weekly post goes up every Thursday and bloggers can add their links all week. My book this week is the fantasy novel Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay. This is not my first book by him; I tried The Lions of Al-Rassan and didn’t like it, but so far I like this oneContinue reading “Book Beginnings #13, The Friday 56 #14 & Book Blogger Hop #2: Tigana”

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books From My Favorite Genre: Fantasy

This was hard, but I did eventually narrow it down to ten! 1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien  review of RotK — I need to revisit this review sometime, and I think next time I read the book I will want to read the one volume edition. I will have to get thatContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books From My Favorite Genre: Fantasy”

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