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Char

charvor@books.theunseen.city

Joined 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I'm a 40something year old reader who likes mostly fantasy fiction, but can wander off into other fields on occasion. I've been a bookworm my whole life, and I tell my kids and anyone else who'll listen that 1, reading is never a waste of time, no matter what you're reading, [this in response to those who tell me I should only read nonfiction], and 2, if you're a reader you're never bored. Book limbo, however, is often a thing for me. I'd got a tun of stuff to read, but don't feel like reading any of it.

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Char's books

Review of 'Night Angel Nemesis' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

This is an author right at the top of his game. Brent weeks has been a favourite since I read Black Prism, and that isn't changing any time soon. This book was thought provoking, laugh out loud funny at points and had me in tears for a significant part of the last quarter. Fabulous! Can't wait for the sequel, I'm so glad this is part of a planned trilogy! I want more.

Arrows of the sun (1993, TOR) 4 stars

Judith Tarr returns to her created world of mages in this fourth volume of her …

Review of 'Arrows of the sun' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

I love this series, and each book catches me. Gave this one a 4, though, because it was harder to get into than the others, perhaps because of the change on characters. It took me for a plot twist or two, and ended amazingly.

Hawkmistress! (Paperback, 1982, DAW) 4 stars

Romilly uses her power to communicate with and control animals to aid the battle to …

Review of 'Hawkmistress!' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

I'm very much enjoying my reread of this series. I like the main character's character development, and the fact that in the end she wasn't forced to cave to her society's gender and societal strictures.

Darkover Landfall (Paperback, 1978, Arrow Books) 4 stars

Review of 'Darkover Landfall' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

Starting a reread of this series in chronological rather than publication order. Actually, I haven't read the series even in publication order, I got what the library had at any given point in time, and that was 30 years ago. So this is a treat, and one long delayed. :) really enjoyed this, after the first 25% which dragged a bit for me. I feel like it sets the stage well for the rest of what's going to happen in the generations to come.

Saving Time (Hardcover, 2022, Headline) 5 stars

Life is good for Team Weird, now heroes and fully fledged Time Police officers. Luke …

Review of 'Saving Time' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Honestly love this series, and htis book might be one of my favourite in this universe altogether! I loved it, and damn near read it in one sitting. :)