Category Archives: Books

Thoughts, Reviews, and Synopses of various books.

No-Spoiler Review: Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson)

Ever since Brandon Sanderson took the helm of the Wheel of Time, I have not been able to get enough of that guy’s work. Recently I picked up a signed copy of Steelheart from the local bookstore as part of an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Way of Kings (Spoiler-Free)

In my latest Brandon Sanderson venture, and my last fun project of the summer before lengthy graduate school reading lists, I tackled the Way of Kings. Visually daunting, I actually found the thick volume to be the perfect length, if … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elantris (no spoilers)

Note: All of my reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted in the title. This review does contain spoilers pertaining to the book’s setting and magic system, but there are none pertaining to the plot. After the Wheel of Time series … Continue reading

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From the pages to the big screen– what makes an adaptation a success?

I just saw the trailer for Ender’s Game, and I am really excited! The Wheel of Time is probably the only other adaptation that might excite me more (and Universal has the rights to it…) Even better, Harrison Ford plays … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblical Theology In the Life of the Church, by Michael Lawrence

For my Biblical Theology class, one of my required readings was Michael Lawrence’s Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church: A Guide for Ministry. In his book, Lawrence takes the reader–whom Lawrence assumes is a pastor or other church leadership … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alloy of Law

Note: All of my reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted in the title. This review does contain spoilers pertaining to the book’s setting and magic system, but there are none pertaining to the plot.  I am a huge fan of … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Books

Here are my top ten fiction books or book series (4-10 not necessarily in that order, and subject to change): 1. The Wheel of Time – Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson) 2. Mistborn – Brandon Sanderson 3. Ender  – Orson … Continue reading

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