Book Meme Day 4: My Favorite Book of My Favorite Series (except not really)

In my previous post, I created for myself a minor conundrum, unintentionally yet not entirely unwittingly. By categorizing The Lord of the Rings as a series, rather than as a singular complete story, I am now faced with the impossible task of “choosing” one of the three parts to be my favorite. But it can’tContinue reading “Book Meme Day 4: My Favorite Book of My Favorite Series (except not really)”

Book Meme Day 3: My Favorite Series

Argh! There are so many overlooked and underrated book series out there, and I spent some time searching my bookshelf for a hidden gem to showcase. But if I am to be honest – and I fully intend to be honest – there is only one series of novels that can truly be termed myContinue reading “Book Meme Day 3: My Favorite Series”

Book Review: “Taliesin” by Stephen R. Lawhead

Title: Taliesin Series: Book One of The Pendragon Cycle Author: Stephen R. Lawhead Pages: 486 Published: 1987 Spoiler-free Synopsis: “Taliesin is the remarkable adventure of Charis, the Atlantean princess who escaped the terrible devastation of her homeland, and of the fabled seer and druid prince Taliesin, singer at the dawn of the age. It isContinue reading “Book Review: “Taliesin” by Stephen R. Lawhead”

TV Show Review: “Tales from the Neverending Story” Episode 1.5

Series Title: Tales from the Neverending Story Episode: 1.5 “The Gift of the Name” (2001) Director: Giles Walker, Adam Weissman Lead Actors: Mark Rendall (as Bastian Balthazar Bux), John Dunne-Hill (Coreander), Noël Burton (Michael Bux), Stéfanie Buxton (Fly Girl) Length: 44 minutes Spoiler-free Synopsis: Bastian tries to figure out who stole $63 from his lockerContinue reading “TV Show Review: “Tales from the Neverending Story” Episode 1.5″

Book Review: “Tigana” by Guy Gavriel Kay

Title: Tigana Author: Guy Gavriel Kay Format: Novel, stand-alone Pages: 673 Published: 1990 Reason for Beginning: Recommended to me by numerous sources as one of the truly great fantasy novels of recent times. Reason for Finishing: It’s one of the most engrossing and well-written books I’ve read. Spoiler-free Synopsis: In the Peninsula of the Palm,Continue reading “Book Review: “Tigana” by Guy Gavriel Kay”