Category Archives: 3 Stars

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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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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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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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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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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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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RED SISTER

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence  Genre: Fantasy Series: Book of the Ancestor #1 Publisher:  Ace (April 4, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter  Length: 432 pages My Rating: 2.5 stars Red Sister is a novel which has (rightly so, in my opinion) been dubbed the new Harry … Continue reading

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ALIEN MORNING

Alien Morning by Rick Wilber Genre: Science Fiction — First Contact Series: S’hudonni #1 Publisher: Tor Books (November 8, 2016) Author Information: Website |  Blog |  Facebook Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars First contact stories are a staple of science fiction. Most of them seem to fall into the … Continue reading

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