★★☆☆☆ 2 / 5 Same pattern as the other books: characters form groups, the groups start off in different directions, learn more about the world, and bicker a lot along the way. Finally there is a final confrontation, always super… Read More »Book Review: The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time, #4)
★★★★☆ 4 / 5 Fantastic work by Alan Moore, as usual. Fact Sheet Author: Alan Moore Publisher: America’s Best Comics ISBN: 9781563898587
★★★☆☆ 3 / 5 Original review: I did not like this book. I feel like the author was too much in love with his protagonist. He really, really wants you to think Kvothe is really cool and badass, but he… Read More »Book Review: The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
★★★★☆ 4 / 5 Really enjoyed the first 80% of the book, but the chapters after the WotC acquisition read like a paid advertisement of their current products and offer little insight on the human story behind the development. Fact… Read More »Book Review: Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History
★★★★☆ 4 / 5 Much better than Dune Messiah, although it can’t have the singular impact of the original Dune. Herbert is definitely willing to take the series to a different place, which is very good! Fact Sheet Author: Frank… Read More »Book Review: Children of Dune (Dune, #3)
Sitting here in the ER for nearly ten hours now, it’s hard not to contemplate our public health system and come to the conclusion that we, as a society, have utterly failed to maintain the welfare state ideals of the 70’s. How did we get to this point?