The Mirror and the Light

After more than 10 years, the third and final installment of Hilary Mantel’s twice Booker-winning trilogy about Thomas Cromwell has finally been published. The first and second books were only around three years apart (2009 and 2012), but it took Mantel eight years to finish the concluding novel, The Mirror and the Light, which continues…

Acceptance (Southern Reach #3)

Acceptance is the third and final installment of Jeff VanderMeer’s The Southern Reach Trilogy.  It picks up almost immediately where the second book, Authority,  leaves off but continues the story in a narrative style different from the first two books.  In Acceptance, the mysteries of Area X and the fate of the Southern Reach agency…

Authority (Southern Reach #2)

Authority, which is the second book of the Southern Reach Trilogy, picks up almost immediately where Annihilation ends, but instead of continuing the biologist’s narrative inside Area X, it follows John “Control” Rodriguez, who is the new director of the Souther Reach government agency. Where lies the strangling fruit that came from the hand of…

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3)

The long wait is over!  The third and final part of V.E. Schwab‘s Shades of Magic Trilogy, A Conjuring of Light, has been released!  Needless to say, I got myself a copy and read it right away! A Conjuring of Light is the final book in the Shades of Magic Trilogy, which starts with A…

Bring Up The Bodies

I guess I was lucky to have read Wolf Hall only last May, finishing it just in time for its sequel, Bring Up The Bodies, to be published. When I started Wolf Hall, I had no idea it was part of a trilogy.  I haven’t done any research on this, but I think it is…

To Kill a Mockingjay…

I’m going to assume that anyone who would read Suzanne Collins’ book Mockingjay, or a review of it has already read the first two books in the trilogy, so I won’t summarize what they are about.  Instead I will go directly to the events of the third and last book. In Mockingjay, majority of the districts…