Tag: dan simmons

The Rise of Endymion

The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons See reviews of books one, two, and three. This review contains SPOILERS. The time of reckoning has arrived. As a final genocidal Crusade threatens to enslave humanity forever, a new messiah has come of age. She is Aenea and she has undergone a strange apprenticeship to those known as the Others. Now her protector, Raul Endymion, one-time … Read More The Rise of Endymion

Endymion

Endymion by Dan Simmons (Endymion is the third book in a series by Dan Simmons) It is 274 years after the Fall and the universe is in chaos. Raul Endymion, one time shepherd and convicted murderer, is chosen as a pawn in a cosmic game whose outcome will determine the fate of humanity. Selected as a bodyguard to the next messiah, Endymion will cross … Read More Endymion

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Blog Posts That Give the Best Picture of You

This week’s TTT covers ten blog posts (on your blog!) that give the best picture of you as a reader and/or a person. As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. I feel a little awkward with this one, as I’m writing a big ‘ol braggo post (but that is kind of sort of what blogging is, yes?) 1. My Extended … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Blog Posts That Give the Best Picture of You

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Summer TBR List

As always, TTT is hosted by the Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is the top ten books on your summer reading list! I’m so stoked for this one now that it’s officially summer for me! 1) The Night Eternal by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan: This is the third and final book in their Strain Trilogy. This is vampire horror/thriller at … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Summer TBR List

Hyperion

Hyperion by Dan Simmons From the publisher: On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike.  There are those who worship it.  There are those who fear it.  And there are those who have vowed to destroy it.  In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for … Read More Hyperion