I’m started a series where I look at past months in previous years and see what I was reading. What I liked, what I didn’t like. What I have kept up with and what I have set aside. What was a favourite, and what fell from grace. It is also a way to give a review to some past series that I’m probably unlikely to ever review in full.

Benedict Jacka’s Alex Verus series

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Alex Verus is just one of those series I enjoy in the moment, but as soon as I am done reading it I have completely forgotten everything about it. I reread this series so many times before I gave up and now I’m just waiting for it to end (Late 2020/Early 2021, probably!) before I get back to it once and for all. From what I remember, the main character is good, the story is good, the world is cool and good. It is a lot like the Dresden Files. I just can’t remember the specific details! It is bizarre!

This series is about a wizard who can see the probabilities of the future. Alex had a master who turned evil, and he wants nothing to do with his old master. Alex gets into a lot of high risk trouble. Pretty standard urban fantasy, really.

Annie Bellet’s Twenty-Sided Sorceress series

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Twenty-Sided Sorceress is an interesting series. I love the idea behind it the series. It is about a sorceress who is running from her evil master who wants to eat her heart. She ran to a small, magical town to hide in. I enjoyed the worldbuilding immensely, and I didn’t find many faults in the story either. In fact I liked a lot about this series, but I have yet to finish it. Maybe next year. The author ran into a bit of trouble releasing regularly and I couldn’t keep up with the changes and had to drop it from my currently reading. Now that it is complete I want to get back to it, I just haven’t had the time.

Rainy Kaye’s Summoned

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This was an interesting concept that just completely fell flat. I perhaps would have continued reading it back then, had the third book ever come out. It is just one of many dead series I have that I started in 2014.. It is about a djinn who is bound to djinn slavery with a master he hates. He hates his life, what little life he has. He just wants to be free.

Ilona Andrew’s Burn For Me

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Burn for Me came out October 28th of 2014. I read it two times that day. I have read it many times since, and here are the reviews. And many more times since then! I loved everything about this book. About this series. The basics are that this is a world where the powerful have Powers and money, and those powerful are basically in a world all their own. Nevada Baylor is a PI who can tell truth from lie. This is one of my favourite series of all time, and it just gets better with each subsequent book. Somehow.