Monthly Archives: August 2012

Book Review – The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

Note: the following is a special guest review courtesy of my lovely wife, Margaret. Margaret is an extremely fast and voracious reader who devours books in a weekend that would take me months to finish. After she polished off the highly-regarded Farseer Trilogy, I politely requested (and begged and pleaded) for her to write up her thoughts for my blog. So, please enjoy.

Titles: Assassin’s Apprentice, Royal Assassin, Assassin’s Quest
Author: Robin Hobb (Blog, Twitter)
Length: very
Purchase Links: 1 2 3

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb is an enjoyable trip into a fantasy realm which will likely keep you slogging along dutifully for all of its 1900 or so pages. While the pacing of the story is sometimes questionably slow, it is impactful and may have you continuing to think about the characters even after the series has ended.

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Book Review – Machines of Eden by Shad Callister

Title: Machines of Eden
Author: Shad Callister (Blog)
Length: Approximately 70,000 words
Purchase Link: Amazon

Machines of Eden is a fast paced, futuristic thriller with solid prose and an intriguing premise. Fans of military science fiction featuring a lone commando fighting against impossible odds will find plenty to like here.

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