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SWORD OF THE NORTH by LUKE SCULL

Sword of the North by Luke Scull Genre: Fantasy Series: The Grim Company #2 Publisher: Roc (May 5, 2015) Author Information:Website | Twitter Length: 450 pages My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. As a huge lover of the first … Continue reading

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THE GRIM COMPANY by LUKE SCULL

The Grim Company by Luke Scull Genre: Fantasy Series: The Grim Company #1 Publisher: Roc (February 4, 2013) Author Information:Website | Twitter Length: 400 pages My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. When I think of a grimdark novel, what … Continue reading

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FUN DAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (APRIL 6, 2015)

The work week begins. I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people from wrongful incarceration. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the grind, deep … Continue reading

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SLEEPING BEAUTY by MARK LAWRENCE

Sleeping Beauty by Mark Lawrence Genre: Fantasy – Grimdark Series: The Broken Empire #2.5 Publisher: Self Published (July 2013) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 33 pages My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. Jorg Ancrath as sleeping beauty? Sounds … Continue reading

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SCOURGE OF THE BETRAYER (BLOOSOUNDER’S ARC #1) by JEFF SALYARDS

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. Scourge of the Betrayer is one of those rare books. A novel that takes the familiar tropes of a particular genre, tweaks them ever so slightly until you (a long time reader) … Continue reading

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HALF A KING (SHATTERED SEA #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of five stars. Since starting to read fantasy again several years ago, there have been a few authors whose names have been constantly whispered in my ear as the “it” writers to try: Peter V. … Continue reading

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THE WHITE TOWERS by ANDY REMIC

The White Towers by Andy Remic Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: The Rage of Kings #2 Publisher: Angry Robot (June 17, 2014) Author Information:Website | Twitter Length: 460 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 stars. With The White … Continue reading

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