I’m a married man and I’m having an affair. No. It’s not with another woman (don’t be silly). It’s with superhero novels. I’m attracted to them. I’m on a mission to grow my library of them to high proportions. How did it come to this, this obsession with amassing the largest superhero prose novel collection? Simple. I love me some superheroes because I love the good guy.
So I’m doing things a little bit different here at R.I.U. HQ. In all the posts that I’ve done on my blog, I’ve never done a book recommendation. I have plenty of reviews but because of the new direction that we’re taking, I haven’t had the time to actually do a whole lot of reviews even though I’ve read a handful of books in the last couple of weeks. But what I wanted to do with this new beginning is to really add a little bit more value to the people who come to the website. So I am going to give book reviews when I can and book recommendations when I see that a book is really enjoyable to me and that I think will be enjoyable to my readers as well.
So this week in my weekly blog post, we have my first book recommendation which comes from writer that I very familiar with, Mr. Roger Sterns about a small town in Kansas.
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.