Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan – Review

Genre: High FantasyPublication Date: December 14th 2011Pages: 786My Rating: 4/5 War has come to Melengar and once more Royce and Hadrian are hired to make a desperate gamble and form an alliance with the Nationalists whom are fighting the Imperialists in the south. As the power of the Nyphron Empire grows, so does Royce’s suspicionContinue reading “Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan – Review”

Of Honey and Wildfires by Sarah Chorn-Review

Genre: FantasyPublication Date: April 28th 2020 Pages: 387My Rating: 5/5 Rep: LGBTQ+ From the moment the first settler dug a well and struck a lode of shine, the world changed. Now, everything revolves around that magical oil. What began as a simple scouting expedition becomes a life-changing ordeal for Arlen Esco. The son of aContinue reading “Of Honey and Wildfires by Sarah Chorn-Review”

The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan -Review

Genre: FantasyPublication Date: January 17th 2019 Pages: 512 My Rating: 4/5 A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. The city has always been. The city must finally end. When three thieves – an orphan, aContinue reading “The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan -Review”

No Man’s Land by A.J. Fitzwater -Review

Genre: Historical FantasyPublication Date: November 23rd 2011 Pages: 154Rep: Maori characters, LGBTQ+My Rating: 4/5 No Man’s Land is a historical fantasy and a love story set in the golden plains of North Otago, in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Dorothea ‘Tea’ Gray joins the Land Service and is sent to work on a remoteContinue reading “No Man’s Land by A.J. Fitzwater -Review”

Breach of Peace by Daniel B. Greene – Review

Genre: Adult Fantasy, Mystery, ThrillerPublication Date: March 30th 2021 Series: The Lawful TimesPages: 140My Rating: 4.5/5 When an imperial family is found butchered, Officers of God are called to investigate. Evidence points to a rebel group trying to stab fear into the very heart of the empire. Inspector Khlid begins a harrowing hunt for those responsible,Continue reading “Breach of Peace by Daniel B. Greene – Review”

Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan – Review

Genre: Adult FantasyPublication Date: November 23rd 2011 Series: The Riyria RevelationsPages: 649My Rating: 4.5/5 THEY KILLED THE KING. THEY PINNED IT ON TWO MEN. THEY CHOSE POORLY. There’s no ancient evil to defeat or orphan destined for greatness, just unlikely heroes and classic adventure. Royce Melborn, a skilled thief, and his mercenary partner, Hadrian Blackwater, areContinue reading “Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan – Review”

The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan – Review

Genre: Adult FantasyPublication Date: February 10th 2015 Series: Powder Mage SeriesPages: 580 My Rating: 3.5/5 The capital has fallen…Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable fromContinue reading “The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan – Review”

Morning Star by Pierce Brown – Review

Genre: Adult Science FictionPublication Date: February 9th 2016 Series: Red Rising SagaPages: 524My Rating: 5/5 Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society,Continue reading “Morning Star by Pierce Brown – Review”

Dead Man in a Ditch by Luke Arnold – Review

Genre: Adult Urban FantasyPublication Date: September 22nd 2020 Pages: 448My Rating: 4.5/5 Fetch Philips has nothing left to believe in. Which is why he’s surprised when the people of Sunder City start to believe in him… Rumour has it that Fetch is the only one who can bring magic back into the world. So when aContinue reading “Dead Man in a Ditch by Luke Arnold – Review”

Malice by John Gwynne – Review

Genre: Adult Epic FantasyPublication Date: December 6th 2012 Series: The Faithful and the FallenPages: 672My Rating: 4/5 The world is broken. . .and it can never be made whole again. Corban wants nothing more than to be a warrior under King Brenin’s rule — to protect and serve. But that day will come all too soon.Continue reading “Malice by John Gwynne – Review”