Month: August 2014

Escape From Plauen Aiming for Big Screen

Escape From Plauen Aiming for Big Screen

I just learned that a book I recently reviewed has an Indiegogo campaign to raise money to bring Escape From Plauen to the big screen — they’re “aiming to raise just shy of $300,000 to make this a reality”. Sarah Greeley, the creative director at Agile Impact Group, asked that I help spread the word, and as I thought the book was well done with a good message, I’m sharing it with you. If you are interested, you can find out more about the Indiegogo campaign at: Indiegogo The Escape From Plauen website Facebook Twitter Happy Reading!!

Posted August 30, 2014 by Kathy Davie in / 0 Comments

Book Review: Robin Hobb’s Fool’s Assassin

Book Review: Robin Hobb’s Fool’s Assassin

First in The Fitz and the Fool Trilogy, itself a subseries within the Realms of the Elderlings in which it falls seventh — my best guess! The first trilogy is the Farseer Trilogy and the second is Tawny Man, followed by this story. A special thanks to NetGalley and Harper Voyager for providing me this eARC which I enjoyed so thoroughly. My Take This was such a soft, easy, and cozy read for most of the story. It’s such a lovely life with bits of conflict inserted here and there until it suddenly culminates in one major conflict after another, ending so suddenly with the worst. And yet, when I go over my notes, it’s not really that cozy or soft. I think my impression came from all the reminiscing that Fitz does, from the comfortable life he and Molly have at Withywoods. There’s so much love and joy at the start of this that you can’t help but feel that comfortable sweetness. That reminiscence is a huge and detailed past with tons of intrigue, suspense, and danger hinted at within the story — and I have got to go back and start at the beginning with Assassin’s Apprentice, Farseer […]

Posted August 27, 2014 by Kathy Davie in / 0 Comments