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Monthly Rewind: March 2016

I read quite a bit this month but it was all so spread out throughout the month that I feel like I hardly read anything. It was up and down with ratings, but for the most part not too bad. 4 books, 4 comics, 4 volumes of a manga series, and 1 short story. Not bad, not bad at all.

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Top Ten Tuesday – 3/29/16

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme of lists hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

This week is ‘Top Ten Latest 5 Star Reads’ but I’ve only given three 5 star reads this year so far (because I’m extremely picky) which are the first three books on the list. The rest are really high four star reads. So instead I just split it up and did “Top 5 Reads of 2016…So Far” and “Top 5 Disappointments of 2016…So Far” because I have to make everything complicated.

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Review: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson


Title: Steelheart

Author: Brandon Sanderson

Genre: YA Sci-Fi

Date Published: September 24th 2013 by Delacorte Press

Series: Book #1 in the Reckoners trilogy

Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Synopsis: Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.

Nobody fights the Epics…nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart — the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David’s father. For years, like the Reckoners, David’s been studying, and planning — and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.

He’s seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.

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