Posts Tagged ‘ adventure ’

Gates of Heaven

February 21, 2017
Gates of Heaven

It was a myth well known to anyone in Tireol that the enchanted forests hid the gates of heaven created by gods. The gods used the gates to travel between various realms to observe and guide the life force that they helped create. (Loc. 165-166) I was provided with a complimentary copy of this book […]

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

February 13, 2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I was actually going to name this review “Five Reasons why I Hate Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, but there are one or two things I also like, so the title would have been too long. Let me start with this… JK Rowling, I love you. What the hell happened here? Yes, I know […]

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Heaven in His Arms

August 28, 2016
Heaven in His Arms

All single men in the colony must marry within a fortnight of the arrival of the king’s girls. If they don’t, they’ll be denied their precious fur trading licenses. (Loc. 500-501) For today’s post I’ve chosen to write a review for an adventure romance entitled Heaven in His Arms, written by Lisa Ann Verge, which […]

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The Necklace of Goddess Athena

August 4, 2016
The Necklace of Goddess Athena

“Time ….” Poseidon shook his head. “You mortals! You’re bound to it and keep forgetting it is only an illusion.” (Page 305) “Man was made of flesh and bone on purpose! Time is his prison but also his best friend. He cannot make sense of his feelings, his accomplishments or his losses without it.” (Page […]

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Lust, Money & Murder 8

July 21, 2016
Lust, Money & Murder 8

Book 8: Blood Diamonds Warning: Lust Money & Murder is a book series where every book is the continuation of the previous one. If you haven’t read the book series and you are interested in doing so, please return to my review after finishing the previous book, because this article contains spoilers from it! I was provided with […]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

July 7, 2016
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

“You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.” I recently found myself in […]

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Blue Sun Yellow Sky

May 19, 2016
Blue Sun Yellow Sky

A few months ago I received a message from an indie author who spoke about her debut novel on Twitter. I was so impressed with the subject of the book that I really wanted to read it, but I was also wondering whether it was going to be a heavy/emotional read or if it was […]

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

April 30, 2016
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

I’m almost sure that many of you love C. S. Lewis’ fantasy book series The Chronicles of Narnia, so I wanted to surprise you with my review for the second book: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. I don’t own a copy of the book, but I found an audiobook on YouTube, which came […]

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The Last Legion

March 25, 2015
The Last Legion

I usually don’t like films that contain battle scenes, but I couldn’t resist the temptation to watch Doug Lefler’s 2007 screening of Valerio Massimo Manfredi’s novel The Last Legion. This adventure/ fantasy film stars Colin Firth as Roman general Aurelius, Sir Ben Kingsley as Ambrosinus and Merlin, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Mira and Thomas Brodie-Sangster […]

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Silly Heart

January 24, 2015
Silly Heart

We walk side by side, Our fingers tangled, hands held tight. My smile touches my ears, Making my skin tingle. For a second you look at me, And I can see the corners of your eyes crinkle. We talk, we smile, we laugh, we walk. But deep down, all I hear is the hammering of […]

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