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Oct 25, 2012

If the first part of Daughter of the Blood was all about men getting castrated, this half is the author trying to justify it. The second half is almost entirely about pedophiles.

Even the hero, who is saving the future witch queen from pedophiles, is himself secretly in love with her despite the 700+ year age gap. They...

Oct 19, 2012

If you have or like balls, do not read Daughter of the Blood. It's a fantasy book where women rule the world and, emboldened by their 30% pay raise, start chopping off some nuts.

Jeanelle is the young witch that has been foretold will rise to power in the dark world (which is called Hell but might not be that hell). Her...

Oct 12, 2012

In a faraway land called India, the rules are different. People drive on the wrong side of the road, eat curries that actually taste like something, and make movies that are blatant rip offs of other movies.

One such film is Aabra Ka Daabra, a bizarre mash-up of Harry Potter, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,...

Oct 4, 2012

We hoped this book would get better. We really did. Partially because we're optimists, and partially because we had no idea that there was a 100+ page sex-torture subplot.

The second half of Wizard's First Rule features less walking and more magical coincidences. The good guys defeat the bad guys using all the skill,...