Saving the Last Dragon by Joe Broadmeadow

Where I Got It: Review copy Narrator: Fred Wolinsky Publisher: Joe Broadmeadow (2016) Length: 8 hours 38 minutes Author's Page Young Duncan Emeris has a fairly normal life. He has a dog, two parents, and is required to go to school. But then he starts writing fanciful tales. In fact, the story seems to come to him … Continue reading Saving the Last Dragon by Joe Broadmeadow

Origins of the Never by CJ Rutherford

Where I Got It: Review copy Narrator: Katie Welburn Publisher: Colin Rutherford (2015) Length: 1 hour 30 minutes Series: Book 0 Tales of the Neverwar Author's Page In the land of Teralia, there is no greed or avarice. Life is good. That is until jealousy sneaks in between best friends Tenebris and Olimay. Both elves love Linaria, but one will go to … Continue reading Origins of the Never by CJ Rutherford

Interview: Mysti Parker, Author of The Tallenmere Novels

Dab of Darkness welcomes Mysti Parker, author of The Ranger's Tale, Serenya's Song, and Hearts in Exile. Mysti was kind enough to subject herself to my nosy and prying questions. Enjoy! 1) In your writings, what makes a complex character an essential part of the story?  Thanks so much for having me here! To answer … Continue reading Interview: Mysti Parker, Author of The Tallenmere Novels

The Elvenbane by Andre Norton and Mercedes Lackey

Why I Read It: It was a teen favorite of mine. Where I Got It: Own it. Who I Recommend This To: Those who enjoy a strong female lead and a whirlwind adventure. Publisher: TOR (1993) Length: 576 pages Series: The Halfblood Chronicles Book 1 Shana is a half-blood in a world where half-bloods are … Continue reading The Elvenbane by Andre Norton and Mercedes Lackey

The Elvenbane Read Along Part III

Hello Everybody - I hope folks have continued to enjoy this book. This week, SJ from Snobbery provided some rocking discussion questions for Chapters 14-18. Make sure to stop by her place and leave a comment. Shana is taken in among the other halfblood Wizards as an apprentice.  She's never lived with two-leggers of any … Continue reading The Elvenbane Read Along Part III

The Elvenbane Read Along Part I

Welcome everyone to The Elvenbane read along. Mercedes Lackey and Andre Norton were favorite authors of mine when I was a kid and teen. It sure is a pleasure to return to them with this excellent spin on Elvish fantasy. sj over at Snobbery is going to be my copilot for this bookish adventure. While … Continue reading The Elvenbane Read Along Part I

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Why I Read It: Because I like riding on the tail of wagons. Oh, and this dude in line for Sanderson signatures at Bubonicon highly recommended the series. Where I Got It: The library. Who I Recommend This To: Epic fantasy freaks who love their characters grey and their plots twisted about each other. Narrator: … Continue reading A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin