Author Archives: Bookwraiths

INDIE WEDNESDAY: GLEN CRANEY

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published, indie, and small press works in my reading schedule.  But it is difficult to know where to start: So many new authors and books to examine to find … Continue reading

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THE TEN THOUSAND

The Ten Thousand by Paul Kearney Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: The Macht #1 Publisher:  Solaris (August 26, 2008) Length: 465 pages My Rating: 4 stars   The Ten Thousand is a grimdark fantasy penned by Paul Kearney.  Inspired by the historical journey of ten … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (APRIL 24, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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THE FLASH, VOL. 7: ZOOM

Today, I’m happy to have my son, Connor, return to the blog for yet another of his graphic novel reviews.  Thankfully, this is becoming something of a regular occasion, and I personally will be enjoying it for as long as … Continue reading

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SINS OF EMPIRE

Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan Genre: Fantasy – Flintlock Series: Gods of Blood and Powder #1 Publisher: Orbit (March 7, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length:  624 pages My Rating: 5 stars Flintlock fans! Powder pundits– And all lovers of spellbinding stories … Continue reading

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AVENGERS OF THE MOON

Avengers of the Moon by Allen Steele Genre: Science Fiction — Pulp Series: Stand Alone (Possible Series #1) Publisher: Tor Books (April 11, 2017) Author Information: Website Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars Modern pulp. Retro scifi. Label Avengers of the Moon whatever you want, but … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY: MICHELLE LOWE

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published, indie, and small press works in my reading schedule.  But it is difficult to know where to start: so many new authors and books to examine to find … Continue reading

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SEVEN SURRENDERS

Seven Surrenders by Ada Palmer Genre: Science Fiction Series: Terra Ignota #2  Publisher: Tor Books (March 7, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 400 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Too Like The Lightning was an ambitious, complex, thought-provoking work of science fiction, one which challenged a reader … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (APRIL 17, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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NAGASH THE SORCERER

Nagash the Sorcerer by Mike Lee Genre: Fantasy – Warhammer Series: Time of Legends Publisher: Games Workshop (August 26, 2008) Length: 528 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars A calculating priest, a cunning sorcerer, a ruthless king, and a mass murdering necromancer. Nagash has been each and … Continue reading

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