Category Archives: Book Review

Review – First King of Shannara

In my slow return back to writing, I have made it a point to read more simultaneously. I always try to read at least two books at the same time, one fiction and one non-fiction. Recently, I finished a book that is part of a series I discovered was going to become a television series picked up by MTV in 2015. Like the old saying goes, the book will probably be better than the show. However, my concern is is it worth my time to read. Here are my thoughts on the prequel of the series.

Review – Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

I don’t like fantasy. Or rather, I didn’t. Back in the 90s, I read Dragonlance and I enjoyed it. But that was really my last foray in terms of fantasy books because I was more into superheroes. Still am. But the prodding of my friend and a rekindled interest in the genre from ┬áthe Lord

Ramblings on Robert Jordan and High Fantasy

At the moment, I’m reading Robert Jordan’s first book in the Wheel of Time saga called the Eye of the World. I’m thoroughly enjoying my reading of it. But I noticed a couple of things. One is that this is just way too long for no good reason. However, I appreciate the attention to detail

Review – Your First 1000 Copies

Earlier this week, I downloaded a copy of Your First 1000 Copies: The Step-By-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book by Tim Grahl. I’d heard about the book, read some of the reviews, the price was $3.99 and I decided it was a good investment. No matter what, I can write it off on my taxes,