Ms Kanta

Voracious reader and DPhil candidate blogs about books and scholarly life.

Tag Archives: fantasy

Watch out, the author was previously known as Pittacus Lore…

Endgame: The Calling James Frey and Nils Johnson-Seton Do not judge a book by its cover, they say. It is true that a book will usually need more research before … Continue reading

10/03/2015 · Leave a comment

The Worst Over-Hyped Fantasy Ever

I am a big fantasy fan, which is why it really disturbs me that there are so many overhyped really bad fantasy books and series around. Here are the ten … Continue reading

06/01/2015 · 1 Comment

Ambitious ending that hammers home the antiracist message

The Book of Life Deborah Harkness Deborah Harkness’s All Souls trilogy has been met with mixed reviews all round, though the fans seem to have enthusiastically embraced her debut A … Continue reading

26/12/2014 · Leave a comment

An adorable book, despite all the deaths

Whisper the Dead Alyxandra Harvey Other reviewers have described A Breath of Frost, the first part in Alyxandra Harvey’s Lovegrove Legacy series, as ‘adorable’, ‘sweet’, and ‘lovely’. Perhaps a little … Continue reading

06/12/2014 · Leave a comment

De herontdekking van de hemel

Er is lang geen boek uitgebracht in Nederland dat met zo veel mysterie omgeven is als De Harpij van A.N. Ryst. Want wie is toch deze schrijver, van wie we … Continue reading

24/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Where space opera meets horror meets fantasy – and they get along

Peter F. Hamilton The Abyss Beyond Dreams Ever since he announced the creation of a new series in 2011, Peter F. Hamilton’s massive new work has been eagerly anticipated by … Continue reading

20/11/2014 · 2 Comments

Another one not to judge by its cover

The Fifth Vertex Kevin Hoffman Okay, I needed to look this up: a vertex is a corner point, of a pentagon for instance, as is the case in this novel. … Continue reading

14/10/2014 · Leave a comment

De Allerbeste Aller Tijden: Fantasy en Science Fiction

Bij Hebban wilden ze graag weten wat mijn favoriete fantasy- en sciencefictionboeken zijn. De lijst leek me ook een mooie aanvulling voor mijn blog. De afbeeldingen zijn trouwens de covers … Continue reading

11/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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