Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer Rating -  5 out of 5 Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer, the last in the Southern Reach Trilogy, gives answers to some of the questions that we have been wondering. It follows what happens inside the Southern Reach after the surprise ending of Authority, as well as following other timelines that led up to the beginning of the...
Authority by Jeff Vandermeer Rating -  4.33 out of 5 Authority by Jeff Vandermeer is the follow up to Annihilation, starting in the Southern Reach just after the 12th expedition has failed. While the Southern Reach is still reeling, John Rodriguez, a.k.a. Control takes the director position to try to put the organization to rights. Over the course of a week,...
Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer Rating -  4.33 out of 5 Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer reads like a dream. The novel centers around the Biologist, a woman who, as a part of an expedition into the Southern Reach, travels into one of the most bizarre biomes with the hopes of discovering its secrets. As the story unfolds it becomes obvious that there is...
One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake  Rating -  4.75 out of 5 One Dark Throne, the second installment in Kendare Blake's brutal fantasy series, is the beginning of the end. The triplet queens are back and this time they are ready to fulfill their destiny. With one of them to be crowned by the end of the year, who will win and...
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake Rating -  4.75 out of 5 Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake is a vicious novel. Perfect for October, Blake sets the stage for three young sisters and queens all with varying degrees of magical powers to compete for the crown once they turn 16. While their childhoods were violent and dark, it will only...