Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Book Review: The Codex by Joe Duck

The Codex

by Joe Duck

When an ancient book capable of summoning a demon is stolen from heaven, Narius, a young and not so bright angel of knowledge, is cast down and ordered to destroy it.

If he fails, he can never return to his blissful life as a lazy library guard.

Fortunately, to aid him in his quest, Narius is accompanied by the Codex, a theoretically holy book, who sprouts terrible courtship advice like a cheap fortune cookie.

Upon arrival to the world below his, Narius is tricked into helping Emily, a greedy sorceress in a bit of a pickle, trying to deal with a hungry dragon.

Together, the human and the angel must overcome enchanted apples, evil elves and the impoverished dragon or risk watching their world burn.



I officially have to say that this book was one of the funniest books I have ever read. Not because of the plot or what happens. But because of the character. This first chapter had me laughing and falling in love. I want to rant and rave about this story with you but I don't want to give spoilers. I would recommend this book to my friends and fellow reviews. I have a new respect for an author that can make me laugh with just a couple of words.

About the Author

Joe Duck is a fantasy writer, living in the surprisingly warm land of Canada. He lives with two dogs who sleep during the day and run around the house at night to annoy the neighbors.


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