Category «reviews»

Review: Assassin’s Apprentice

My Review of Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb My summary: The bastard son of the crown prince is dropped off at the palace, causing said crown prince to give up the throne, and the bastard son is then trained as an assassin. Why I picked up this book: Because everyone keeps *raving* about Robin Hobb …

Review: The Diabolic

My Review of The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid My summary: Diabolics are genetically-created super-humans who are created to act as bodyguards to the rich. Nemesis has sworn to protect Sidonia, heir to the galactic senate. Only now the power-mad Emperor has summoned Sidonia into his court, and Nemesis must go in Sidonia’s place in order …

Review: The Broken Earth Trilogy

My Review of The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin Since I am writing a review of the entire series, there will be spoilers from here on out. This is your warning. My summary: In a world where some people (called oroenes) can control the earth but are reviled for it, a mother searches for …

Review: Black Panther

My Review of Black Panther My summary: Latest and greatest Marvel superhero gets his own movie. Right, plot? Time for T’Challa to succeed his father as King of Wakanda, only he runs into some poignant questions about why they’ve been in hiding for so long, and what it has wrought. Why I watched this movie: …

Review: Blade Runner 2049

My Review of Blade Runner 2049 My summary: A dystopian future where replicants (built humans) are retired by Blade Runners in order to keep the population under control. Why I watched this movie: It was new and rather shiny. I liked the idea of it. What I knew going in: Andriods being hunted down an …