Category Archives: Fantasy

INDIE WEDNESDAY: CRAIG COMER

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 DISPATCHER

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Novella Publisher: Subterranean Press (May 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter  Length:  136 pages My Rating: 4 stars John Scalzi has really struck gold with his new urban fantasy novella, The Dispatcher. This tale a fast-paced, … Continue reading

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THE DROWNING CITY

The Drowning City by Amanda Downum Genre: Fantasy Series: The Necromancer Chronicles #1 Publisher:  Orbit (September 1, 2009) Author Information: Website Length: 351 pages My Rating: 3 stars   The Drowning City by Amanda Downing is an ambitious book with a penchant for compelling prose … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY: TY ARTHUR

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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CITY OF MIRACLES

City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett. Genre: Fantasy Series: The Divine Cities #3 Publisher: Broadway Books (May 2, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 451 pages My Rating: 3 stars With City of Miracles, Robert Bennett Jackson completes one of … Continue reading

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SKULLSWORN

Skullsworn by Brian Staveley. Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: Stand Alone (Unhewn Throne Series) Publisher: Tor Books (April 25, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 304 pages My Rating: 2.5 stars With his new standalone novel Skullsworn, Brian Staveley returns to the world of … Continue reading

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WITHIN THE SANCTUARY OF WINGS

Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan  Genre: Fantasy Series: The Memoirs of Lady Trent #5 Publisher: Tor (April 25, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 3 stars Within the Sanctuary of Wings is the fifth and final book in Marie Brennan’s … Continue reading

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HELDENHAMMER

Heldenhammer by Graham McNeill Genre: Fantasy – Warhammer Series: Time of Legends Publisher: Games Workshop (April 29, 2008) Author Info: Website | Twitter Length: 416 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars There are times when all a fantasy reader craves is a simple, action-packed, and enjoyable tale, one filled with … Continue reading

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THE LIBRARIANS AND THE MOTHER GOOSE CHASE

The Librarians & the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy/TV Publisher: Tor (April 25, 2017) Series: The Librarians #2 Author Information: Website Length: 288 pages My Rating:  3 stars Quirky, fun, and fast-paced, this second installment of The Librarians series is another action-packed story, … 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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