Serial Bookseller

Because all of life is stories.

The Devil’s Only Friend

John Wayne Cleaver has been through a lot in his young life.  He has trouble adjusting to life in high school.  He finds it hard to talk to girls.  And … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three Parts Dead

Read fantasy, or any genre really, long enough and any reader who is looking fairly closely can begin to see the component parts of each story.  If you’ve been at … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ink and Bone

“You have ink in your blood boy, and no help for it.” According to the mythology, the Great Library of Alexandria was burned to the ground, lost along with it … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The End of All Things

John Scalzi is a terrific son of a bitch.  He writes this great sci-fi/space opera/military/political thriller, makes it really engaging, populates it with really cool people (Human and Alien alike) … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Goblin Emperor

Like many of the books I’ve read over the last few months, I found this one when it showed up on my twitter feed one day and just refused to … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

This one came out of left field.  And I kind of feel like an ass reviewing it now, because it doesn’t come out officially until August.  But if you look … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Skull Throne

**WARNING: THIS BOOK CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS FOR PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS IN THE SERIES** When the third book in Peter V. Brett’s Demon Cycle came out, I had mixed feelings about it.  Still, … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Warded Man

One of my first reviews on this blog was for The Daylight War by Peter V. Brett, third book of his Demon Cycle.  Next week his fourth book, The Skull Thronewill be … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Darker Shade of Magic

Every time I open a book, I know that I probably won’t be wowed.  I enjoy most books, they go on the shelf, I may even read them again later. … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Trigger Warning

I think I’ve mentioned before that I have a thing for short stories.  I love bite sized tales that can make me feel in only a handful of pages what … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment