The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence

The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence

Title: The Broken Empire Trilogy Author: Mark Lawrence Genre: Fantasy Series: Trilogy. Available in library?: No Would recommend to: fans of Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire, Joe Abercrombie fans. Reviewed by Joel Duggan “Every man has his thorns, not of him, but in him, deep as bones.” The Broken Empire is Mark … Continue reading

Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld

Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld

Title: Zeroes Author: Scott Westerfeld Genre: Sci-Fi Series: Yes book 1 of The Zeroes trilogy. Available in the library: Yes Would recommend: Yes Reviewed by Thomas O’Brien Scott Westerfeld’s most recent book, Zeroes is a true masterpiece of both literature and concept. An action-packed narrative of teenagers, twisted and broken by powers that aren’t all as brilliant … Continue reading

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Title: Uglies  Author: Scott Westerfeld Genre: Sci-Fi Series: Yes book 1 of The Uglies trilogy. Available in the library: Yes Would recommend: Yes Scott Westerfeld’s website Reviewed by Thomas O’Brien The first book in Scott Westerfeld’s hit series, “Uglies” is a sinister sci-fi novel of stupendous evil. Bringing to light the darkness of the world we live in … Continue reading

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Title: The Final Empire Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of the Mistborn trilogy. Would recommend to: fantasy fans. Available in library?: Yes. “There’s always another secret.” The Final Empire is the first novel of the original trilogy of Mistborn books. Sanderson’s skill at crafting original settings and magic is put on full display here … Continue reading

Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr

Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr

Title: Stone Rider Author: David Hofmeyr Genre: Action Series: Sequels are possible, but as of October 2015, none have been released. Would recommend to: teenage males, action fans, fans of Mad Max. Available in library?: Yes. Stone Rider is the debut novel of David Hofmeyr and was published just this year. It has received generally … Continue reading

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

Title: The Last Wish Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Genre: Fantasy Series: The Witcher Saga Book 1 Would recommend to: fans of the video games, fairy tale lovers, mythology buffs, fans of A Song of Ice and Fire and people looking for something different. Available in library?: No “Lesser, greater, middling, it’s all the same. Proportions are negotiated, boundaries … Continue reading