At one point, I loved this series. Now, can’t even finish it. Oh well, tastes change.
New book out. Read a bunch of the series. Echoes in Death (In Death #44) by J.D. Robb 5 star. Secrets in Death (In Death #45) by J.D. Robb 4 star. Leverage in Death (In Death #47) by J.D. Robb 2 star. The basic premise was just too stupid, but the fun people were … More … In Death by J D Robb
The Scálda are attacking the Irish. Add two stars if you like the High Fantasy style of writing. Connor’s younger brother is jealous of him, and one of the Irish kings is colluding with the Scálda. The two circumstances run into each other and Connor is exiled. The Druids are also divided, is there anything … More In the Region of the Summer Stars by Stephen R. Lawhead
Amnesia story. Wings. I want to enjoy this book. Every character has an extended back-story – I feel like there should be some books in the series that I’ve missed – but no, it’s book one. Future books will probably develop these stories. It has all the right elements, and somehow it’s boring. Sigh. Drop … More Conspiracy of Angels by Michelle Belanger
The Bad Guy is really bad. (His father is worse.) The King is really useless. The Magic is all a fraud… or is it? And should the Real Magic be kept under wraps? Girls can’t qualify as Official Musicians, but Lin is so great that the Greatest Bard encouraged her to pay her music at … More Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer
I used to read lots of sword-and-sorcery, and this book has some of my favorite authors… I was so bored.
The king is crowned, people are knighted, people are born, people die, people get hurt. In short, life goes on. People with magic conspire, get educated, get in trouble, try to learn from their mistakes, make new mistakes. This is very much a continuation of the saga. Disclaimer, I didn’t read the previous books, and … More The King’s Deryni by Katherine Kurtz