Tag Archives: grimdark

WAITING ON WEDNESDAY: KNEE-DEEP IN GRIT

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme I’ve participated in for years which lets readers share their excitement for books coming out soon, and this week the story I’m eagerly awaiting is . . . Knee-Deep in Grit by Adrian Collins & Mike Myers Genre: … Continue reading

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THE COURT OF BROKEN KNIVES

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Empire of Dust #1 Publisher: Orbit (August 15, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 473 pages My Rating: 2.5 stars The Court of Broken Knives is a novel which has taken me on … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL FOR HEMLOCK: BOOK TWO OF THE MANHUNTERS

Bookwraiths is happy to welcome back fantasy author Jesse Teller.  This hard working indie author has been cranking out his own delightfully dark, twisted tales set in the epic world of Perilisc.  And while the previous Tales from Perilisc have been standalone … Continue reading

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TOP TEN TUESDAY

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! This is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where a new top ten list hits the web every week! This week we have a great topic to explore … TEN BOOKS … Continue reading

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STANDS A SHADOW

Stands a Shadow by Col Buchanan Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Heart of the World #2 Publisher:  Tor Books (July 11, 2011) Author Information: Website  Length: 416 pages My Rating: 4 stars Grittier.  More complex.  More engaging.  Stands a Shadow is a book which does … Continue reading

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BEST READS OF 2017!

As always, this list is my end-of-the-year effort to look back on all the books I’ve read, give a little more love to my favorites, and, hopefully, help someone discover a great story they missed out on.  So let’s get … Continue reading

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BEST DEBUT FANTASY AUTHORS of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, there are so many exciting, depressing, and head-scratching things to reflect on.  On this last day of the year, I want to point out a few fantasy authors who hit the scene this year … Continue reading

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MY FAVORITE FANTASY BOOK DISCOVERIES in 2017

Even though it seems like I read all the time, there are still books and series in the fantasy genre which some way or another escape my notice.  Months, years, or decades sometimes going by before I stumble upon these … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY: STEEL, BLOOD, & FIRE

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published 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 the … Continue reading

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DEATH AND DIGNITY

Death and Dignity by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Short Story Publisher: Heroic Fantasy Quarterly (October 2, 2012) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 12+ pages My Rating: 4 stars Continuing the story of Khraen the Corpse begun in Death at the … Continue reading

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