Books, Reviews

The Burning White

Title: The Blinding Light Author: Brent Weeks Published: October 2019, Orbit Books Blurb: Stripped of both magical and political power, the people he once ruled told he's dead, and now imprisoned in his own magical dungeon, former Emperor Gavin Guile has no prospect of escape. But the world faces a calamity greater than the Seven… Continue reading The Burning White

Books, Reviews

Rereading The Blood Mirror

Hello, lovelies! It is time for another Annotated Book Review! As you may know, I have been rereading the first four books in the Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks for...an embarrassing amount of months (hint: this definitely started last year). Much longer than these books deserve, that's for certain. I hadn't ever reviewed the first two books,… Continue reading Rereading The Blood Mirror

Books, Reviews

Rereading The Broken Eye

Title: The Broken Eye Author: Brent Weeks Published: August 2014, Orbit Books Blurb: As the old gods awaken, the Chromeria is in a race to find its lost Prism, the only man who may be able to stop catastrophe, Gavin Guile. But Gavin's enslaved on a galley, and when he finally escapes, he finds himself… Continue reading Rereading The Broken Eye

Books, Reviews

The Blinding Light

Title: The Blinding Light Author: Brent Weeks Published: September 2012, Orbit Books Blurb: Gavin Guile is dying. He’d thought he had five years left—now he has less than one. With fifty thousand refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiancée who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in… Continue reading The Blinding Light

Books, Reviews

The Black Prism

Title: The Black Prism Author: Brent Weeks Published: August 2010, Orbit Books Blurb: Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he… Continue reading The Black Prism

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Embarrass Myself to Meet

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Embarrass Myself to Meet

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday: The Burning White (Cover Edition)

Originally hosted by Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday has now linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings and it's exactly as it sounds: we post about books that haven't been published yet, but we're salivating by the time the publication date hits. This week, the book that makes me so excited because I'm still reeling… Continue reading Waiting On Wednesday: The Burning White (Cover Edition)

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: The Burning White

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine where we readers salivate over the books we wish were on our bookshelves yesterday. This week’s victim: The Burning White by Brent Weeks Publication Date: Fall 2018 by Orbit Books Stripped of both magical and political power, the people he once ruled told he's dead, and now imprisoned in… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: The Burning White

Books

The Blood Mirror

I have feelings that need to be discussed. *very minor spoilers abound* Now, if you're familiar with my reviews or even my personal blog, you've probably gathered that both The Lightbringer series and Brent Weeks as an author have had a huge impact on my life. Not only did my review of The Broken Eye actually prompt me to… Continue reading The Blood Mirror

Random Musings

Inspiration from a Bastard Named Kip

Well, how's that for a catchy title, eh? Eh? So I believe in my review of The Broken Eye I posted a few weeks ago, I made a reference about writing a post about how a certain character inspired me and how I hoped to "use" him as motivation. That character is Kip Guile. You might have… Continue reading Inspiration from a Bastard Named Kip