I was first exposed to the works of Terry Brooks last year. I have never been a big fantasy reader but things change over the years. At this site, you’ll find two reviews of some long works by fantasy writers. One of the is Terry Brook’s First King of Shannara (which is a weird title since Shannara is not a place but a person. I enjoyed it so much, I delved into the next book of the series. Here are my thoughts.
As human beings, we all have our quirks and idiosyncrasies. Us writers have them even more so. One of mine is a hatred of profanity. I know. Hate is s strong word. So that should give you an idea of how much I dislike it. I don’t like it in the books I read for enjoyment either.
Recently, I ran into a treasure of superhero novels online that I am beginning to buy. Being a geek of all things comic-booky (I think I just created a new word) and writing in a genre that is similar, I’ve finally finished a novel that I’ve had for a while but just now read with one of my fave teams, the Fantastic Four. Here’s my take on it.
The prelude to the Lord of the Rings saga, The Hobbit, is a refreshing, enjoyable journey where you catch glimpses of Middle-Earth and watch the groth and maturation of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. Here is my overall review of this classic fantasy tale.