Tag Archives: best fantasy series

OVERLOOKED FANTASY SERIES (2017 EDITION)

We all have our own list of “overlooked” fantasy series. You know the ones which somehow, someway, did not turn into the next Harry Potter — even though you liked it better. Okay, maybe, some of these fantasy series were … Continue reading

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FARLANDER

Farlander by Col Buchanan Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Heart of the World #1 Publisher:  Tor Books (January 18, 2011) Author Information: Website  Length: 388 pages My Rating: 4 stars Farlanderis the beginning of series which is seriously underappreciated. This initial installment a pleasant surprise, … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FACE OFF JULY 14, 2017

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a new weekly meme hosted by Books by Proxy. Join us every Friday as we pit cover against cover, and publisher against publisher, to find the best artwork in the literary universe. This week’s theme is:  “ The … Continue reading

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BEST READS OF 2017 (SO FAR!)

This year has went by quickly for me.  That is good in many ways but also very sad, as my kids are getting older by the minute.  But, thankfully, I have discovered several amazing books along the way.  So in … Continue reading

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TYRANT’S THRONE

Tyrant’s Throne by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #4 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (June 6, 2017) Length: 400 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 stars Few series transcend their genre, bring readers of differing tastes together to brave … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (FEBRUARY 20, 2017)

It might be 2016 instead of 2017, but the same old routine continues.  And so 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 … Continue reading

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SAINT’S BLOOD

Saint’s Blood by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #3 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (April 7, 2016) Length: 576 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 stars.   Saint’s Blood is as close to perfect as a fantasy book gets. … Continue reading

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BACKLIST BURNDOWN: PRINCE OF FOOLS

Backlist Burndown is a monthly meme hosted by Lisa from Tenacious Reader where you read one book from your backlist every month, then share your review of it the last Friday of that month.  And, finally, I’ve gotten my reading (and reviews) into some semblance of … Continue reading

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THE SILENT ARMY

The Silent Army by James A. Moore Genre: Fantasy — Sword and Sorcery Series: Seven Forges #4 Publisher: Angry Robot (May 3, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 400 pages My Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars James A. Moore’s Seven Forges … Continue reading

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FUN DAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (MARCH 13, 2016)

The work 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 grind, deep down, I’m not, … Continue reading

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