Finished reading “Norse Mythology” by Neil Gaiman, first published in 2017.
Goodreads Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people.
Finished reading “The Talisman (The Talisman Book 1)”, a Stephen King Novel book by Stephen King and Peter Straub, first published in 1984.
Goodreads On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense.
Finished reading “The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle Book 1)” by Patrick Rothfuss, first published March 27th 2007.
Goodreads “My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I have burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in.
Finished reading “The Hobbit, or There and Back Again (Middle-Earth Universe)” by J.R.R. Tolkien, first published September 21st 1937.
Goodreads In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.
Finished reading “The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Book 1)”, a Stephen King Novel book by Stephen King, first published June 1st 1982.
Goodreads Beginning with a short story appearing in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1978, the publication of Stephen King’s epic work of fantasy – what he considers to be a single long novel and his magnum opus – has spanned a quarter of a century.
Finished reading “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen, first published in 1844.
Goodreads Audible’s 2014 Narrator of the Year Julia Whelan performs one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved fairy tales, The Snow Queen. This classic tale is a fantastical fable of two dear friends - one of whom goes astray and is literally lost to the north woods, while the other undertakes an epic journey to rescue him.