What was it about these women that allowed them to transcend patriarchal obstacles? What did Egypt gain from its liberal reliance on female leadership, and could today's world learn from its example?"
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.
After a week off, Dani and Greg return with a discussion about TV v. movie adaptations of books and Joe Abercrombie's The Blade Itself!
In this week's podcast we discussed a photo contest being ran by author of The Broken Empire and Red Sister, Mark Lawrence. Below is one of the photos that Dani submitted for her entry with help from some mini-booknerds. For more information on the photo contest, visit here!
"One thought circled in his head like the black birds swirling about the mountain peaks. They must be stopped." Author: John Gwynne Category: Epic Fantasy Pages: 640 Publication Date: July 22nd, 2014 I like this book a little more than I did the first book, Malice. It is starting to seem like less of of... Continue Reading →
One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire, Grand Admiral Thrawn is one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe. But Thrawn’s origins and the story of his rise in the Imperial ranks have remained mysterious. Now, in Thrawn, Timothy Zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power—and infamy.
In Chicago, someone has been killing practitioners of magic, those incapable of becoming full-fledged wizards. Shockingly, all the evidence points to Harry Dresden's half-brother, Thomas, as the murderer. Determined to clear his sibling's name, Harry uncovers a conspiracy within the White Council of Wizards that threatens not only him, but his nearest and dearest, too...... Continue Reading →
Dani and Greg discuss upcoming book to movie adaptations, an IGN Top 25 Fantasy book list, and the second book in the Six of Crows series, Crooked Kingdom.
Dani and Greg discuss Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them (spoiler free), Disney movies, the Han Solo movie, and a book about assassin-y revenge.
Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the Senate and her father’s former comrades. But her gift for speaking with the shadows leads her to the door of a retired killer, and a future she never imagined.