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THE GOOD GUYS

Good Guys by Steven Brust Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor Books (March 6, 2018) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 320 pages My Rating: 2 stars Good Guys is an urban fantasy take by Steven Brust, author of the Vlad Taltos fantasy series; it is … Continue reading

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THE MIDNIGHT FRONT

The Midnight Front by David Mack Genre: Fantasy – WWII Series: Dark Arts #1 Publisher: Tor Books (January 30, 2018) Author Information: Website|Twitter Length: 464 pages My Rating: 3 stars The Midnight Front is the first installment in David Mack’s Dark Arts series, and without … Continue reading

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CHILD OF A MAD GOD

Child of a Mad God by R.A. Salvatore Genre: Fantasy Series: Coven #1 Publisher: Tor Books (February 6, 2018) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 496 pages My Rating: 3 stars Child of a Mad God is a return to Corona for R.A. … Continue reading

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FALLEN GODS

Fallen Gods by James A. Moore Genre: Fantasy — Sword and Sorcery Series: The Tides of War #2 Publisher: Angry Robot (January 2, 2018) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 320 pages My Rating: 3 stars Fallen Gods continues the fast, chaotic, and … Continue reading

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WAITING ON WEDNESDAY: THE MIDNIGHT FRONT

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme I’ve participated in for years which lets readers share their excitement for books coming out soon, and for those who are frequent visitors here, I think this week’s pick will be a little surprising … Continue reading

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WAITING ON WEDNESDAY: A TIME OF DREAD

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme I’ve participated in for years which lets readers share their excitement for books coming out soon, and for those who are frequent visitors here, I think this week’s pick will be a little surprising … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (JANUARY 8, 2018)

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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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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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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VEILED EMPIRE

Veiled Empire by Nathan Garrison Genre: Fantasy Series: Sundered World Trilogy #1 Publisher: Harper Voyager Impulse (May 26, 2015) Length: 560 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 3.5 stars Veiled Empire is an ambitious story filled with complex characters, twisting plots, and more than enough action … Continue reading

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