The Dragonbone Chair, by Tad Williams
What you expect: A Boy Scouts camping trip goes horribly wrong.What you get: A delightful fantasy epic in the classic style that is made immensely more rewarding by Williams' considerable gifts as a prose stylist.
Where to Find Jane Austen Filming Locations + Free Guide - Travel on the Brain
How does it feel to walk in the shoes of your favourite literary heroine? To finally see actual Jane Austen filming locations and places that her novels described? Seeing that marvellous house that lent itself as a source of inspiration to what would be widely known as Pemberley.
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Terry Brooks is another lawyer turned author, like John Grisham, but he wrote fantasy novels, and this is the beginning of a series that's very fun... derivative like crazy, but still escapist and fun
Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy (guest review) ~ 5 stars
Guest review by Eli Hansen Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn is the title of an epic fantasy series by Tad Williams. The title is deceptive, since the name of the trilogy is not the name of the three books, which are titled The Dragonbone Chair, The Stone of Farewell, and To Green Angel Tower. My name is Eli Hansen, and epic fantasy is definitely my cup of tea – perfect for my guest review on my sister's blog. One thing we can all agree on is that this is an exceptionally long story. Altogether, the…
Spellsinger (Spellsinger, book 1) by Alan Dean Foster
Not literature by any stretch of the imagination, but well-written fun. Imagine a talking otter and a grad student getting stoned together. There you go.