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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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BOOK TRAVELING THURSDAY: A BOOK FEATURING MY FAVORITE MORALLY AMBIGUOUS CHARACTER

Book Traveling Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Catia and Danielle.  Each week everyone picks a book related to that week’s theme, then you write a blog post explaining explain why you choose that book and spotlight all the different … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (OCTOBER 16, 2017)

Another 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 promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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THE FIFTH EMPIRE OF MAN

The Fifth Empire of Man by Rob J Hayes Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Best Laid Plans #2 Publisher: Self-Published (September 26, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter | FB Length: 371 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars The Fifth Empire of Man is the sequel to Rob J. Hayes grimdark pirate … Continue reading

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