Tag: Max Gladstone


BADGE, BOOK, AND CANDLE (BOOKBURNERS #1) by Max Gladstone – Review

BADGE, BOOK, AND CANDLE (BOOKBURNERS #1) by Max Gladstone – Review
Posted September 17, 2015 by Tammy in 3 1/2 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A great start to an exciting new venture in storytelling, all wrapped up in a compact urban fantasy package. She’d met people on this very train who told her with overwhelming conviction that they were the product of genetic experimentation by the United States government using alien DNA, and they’d built a prototype […]

Tammy’s Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

Tammy’s Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors
Posted August 18, 2015 by Tammy in Top Ten Tuesday / 28 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where each week we are given a new Top Ten theme to blog about. You know those authors: the ones you’re crazy about, the ones that make you salivate for their next book. They are the “auto-buy” authors, whose new books you don’t even […]

What’s On My Plate – August 2015

What’s On My Plate – August 2015
Posted August 1, 2015 by Tammy in What's On My Plate / 7 Comments

It’s August, folks! Where the heck did July go?? August means back-to-school, so life is about to get crazy again (like it ever stopped!). I thought July was an epic month for new spec fiction releases, but August has it beat by a mile! My “to read” pile this month is Out. of. Control. It’s […]

Over-Booked [31] – A Book Haul Post

Over-Booked [31] – A Book Haul Post
Posted July 25, 2015 by Tammy in Over-Booked / 26 Comments

Over-Booked is my every-other-week book haul post, where I’m linking up with Stacking the Shelves and The Sunday Post. I don’t usually do these posts every week, but because of a recent influx of books, I’m doing one more today before I get back on my usual schedule. Some surprises and some requests came in […]

Tough Travelling – Dead Gods

Tough Travelling – Dead Gods
Posted May 21, 2015 by Tammy in Tough Traveling / 20 Comments

Tough Traveling is a weekly feature, created and hosted by Nathan at the Fantasy Review Barn, in which participants come up with a list of books that follow the fantasy tropes that can be found in Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Each week, Nathan picks a new subject. This week the top is: Dead […]

Tough Traveling: Awesome Displays of Magic

Tough Traveling: Awesome Displays of Magic
Posted April 16, 2015 by Tammy in Tough Traveling / 20 Comments

Tough Traveling is a weekly feature, created and hosted by Nathan at the Fantasy Review Barn, in which participants come up with a list of books that follow the fantasy tropes that can be found in Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Each week, Nathan picks a new subject. This week’s topic was a little […]

Tammy’s Top Ten Adult Books of 2014

Tammy’s Top Ten Adult Books of 2014
Posted December 16, 2014 by Tammy in Top Ten Tuesday / 24 Comments

It’s that time of year, time to make all sorts of “best of” lists! I love making lists anyway, but when I get to look back over a year’s worth of reading and rave about the books that really stood out for me, that’s got to be my favorite sort of list-making. This week I’m […]

Tough Traveling – Drugs

Tough Traveling – Drugs
Posted December 11, 2014 by Tammy in Tough Traveling / 8 Comments

Tough Traveling is a weekly feature, created and hosted by Nathan at the Fantasy Review Barn, in which participants come up with a list of books that follow the fantasy tropes that can be found in Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Each week, Nathan picks a new subject. This week, I was pleased that […]