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”

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”

Golden Son by Pierce Brown- Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: January 6th 2015Pages: 430My Rating: 4/5 As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayedContinue reading “Golden Son by Pierce Brown- Review”

The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: January 20th 2015 by OrbitPages: 593My Rating: 4/5 When invasion looms… Tamas’s invasion of Kez ends in disaster when a Kez counter-offensive leaves him cut off behind enemy lines with only a fraction of his army, no supplies, and no hope of reinforcements. Drastically outnumbered and pursued by the enemy’s best, heContinue reading “The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan – Review”

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence – Review

Genre: YA, FantasyPublication Date: April 21st 2020 Series: Book of IcePages: 480 My Rating: 2.5/5 In the ice, east of the Black Rock, there is a hole into which broken children are thrown. On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No one survives alone. ToContinue reading “The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence – Review”

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Review

Genre: Adult, FantasyPublication Date: April 16th 2013 Series: Powder MagePages: 608My Rating: 4/5 Field Marshal Tamas’ coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas’sContinue reading “Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Review”

The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: July 16th 2019 Series: The BurningPages: 544 My Rating: 4/5 The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable fight for almost two hundred years. Their society has been built around war and only war. The lucky ones are born gifted. One in every two thousand women has the power to call downContinue reading “The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter – Review”

The Goblets Immortal by Beth Overmyer – Review

Genre: Fantasy, Adult Publication Date: 20th February 2020 Pages: 256 My Rating: 1.5/5 In a land where magic’s feared, a rare magical kind exists: the Blest, products of the Goblets Immortal. Aidan’s a Blest on the run, forced to return home. He made his family vanish decades ago, but believes there’s a way to bring themContinue reading “The Goblets Immortal by Beth Overmyer – Review”