The Blade Itself is one of the best grimdark fantasies out there.

Here’s a bold statement: this is the closest fantasy to A Song Of Ice And Fire I’ve ever read. As of the second volume, where I’m 100 pages in already, I can now say that The First Law and ASoIF are equally amazing. Continue reading The Blade Itself is one of the best grimdark fantasies out there.

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July Wrap-Up And August TBR: powering through some books I’ve got left at home

This type of post is a staple of the book community and writing it makes me a bit giddy. It sounds oddly official, like an initiation ritual of some sort. For anyone new to the concept: I’m going to write quick prompts on books I’ve read in July, as well as plan the reading month ahead. (I’m clarifying this because I still remember the awe on my boyfriend’s face upon seeing my YouTube feed. Alexandra, there are people on YouTube who only talk about books?! This is insane!)

I’ll make it snappy, so here it is:

In July I read a total of 3 books, I’m halfway through my 4th, and I hopelessly struggled through one, but ended up giving up on it. I’ll review all these as soon as I get the chance, so look forward to that.
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