Book Spotlight: The Gods of Pegāna by Lord Dunsany

Cheers Beardies! I hope all of you readers are well, and it’s a huge pleasure and honour to be writing for The Bearded Scribe. My name is Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan, but for the sake of time and space, call me Sid! For those who skipped the Bio, I’m British, currently on a year out in France, and […]

Book Spotlight: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Salutations, Beardies! My name is Hannah. I am so psyched to be here (insert ridiculous girly energy here). I’m from Michigan, study English at an accredited institution, and love chocolate and fantasy, with a special weakness for retold fairytales. Fantasy is my escape from daily life, my bread and butter for the mind, with a […]

Book Spotlight: Wither (The Chemical Garden Series, Book 1) by Lauren DeStefano

Good Day, Beardies! I’m excited to introduce my first Book Spotlight! As a voracious reader, I’m always looking for recommendations for new reads, especially in dystopian fiction. Elizabeth, in her posts on The Quiddity of Speculation, wrote briefly about the explosion in Young Adult Dystopian fiction since The Hunger Games was published in 2008. One […]

Book Spotlight: Lichgates (The Grimoire Saga, Book 1) by SM Boyce

Bonjour Beardies, I started reading this title back in November, originally as part of a blog tour; unfortunately, due to my schedule, I missed the blog tour. I promised the author, SM Boyce, however, that I would still to do a Book Spotlight on each of the books in the series (so far there are […]

Book Spotlight: The Postmortal by Drew Magary

Guten Tag Beardies! It’s not often you encounter a book that stays with you weeks, even months after you read it, and when you do, it’s a treat like nothing else. The Postmortal is the first novel from Drew Magary. The Premise: The world changes over night when the cure for aging is discovered—death from […]

Book Spotlight: Freakling by Lana Krumwiede

Well met and welcome back, Beardies! I must begin this post with an apology for our absence of late.  Joshua is still steadily chipping away at his rewrites; his story gets stronger every day, but as we all know, writing is a process.  For my part, I’ve been busily planning programs and slinging books for […]

Book Spotlight: The Running Man by Stephen King (as Richard Bachman)

Guten Tag Beardies! Today I will be spotlighting The Running Man by Stephen King, originally published under the nom de plume of Richard Bachman. A little bit of science fiction, some social commentary, and lots of high octane action and thrills are delivered in this excellent piece of work. This is my favourite Stephen King […]

Book Spotlight: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Series by Kenneth Oppel

***I selected this post to be featured on Book Review Blogs.*** ***Please visit the site and vote for my blog!*** Good Evening, Beardies, Call me indecisive if you will, but making “Best of the Best” lists is my own personal brand of librarian kryptonite. I just can’t decide! Usually, the best book I’ve read this year […]