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”

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”

May Day by Josie Jaffrey -Review

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Mystery, AdultPublication Date: July 9th 2020Pages: 388Representation: Bisexual Main character, LGBTQ+ side characters, POC side charactersMy Rating: 3.5/5 If the murderer you’re tracking is a vampire, then you want a vampire detective. Just maybe not this one. It’s not that Jack Valentine is bad at her job. The youngest member of Oxford’sContinue reading “May Day by Josie Jaffrey -Review”

The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky – Review

Genre: Sci-Fi, AdultPublication Date: August 20th 2020Pages: 608Representation: LGBTQ+My Rating: 2.5/5 They thought we were safe. They were wrong. Four years ago, two girls went looking for monsters on Bodmin Moor. Only one came back. Lee thought she’d lost Mal, but now she’s miraculously returned. But what happened that day on the moors? And whereContinue reading “The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky – Review”

Blood of Heirs by Alicia Wanstall-Burke -Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: October 27th 2018Pages: 335Trigger Warning: Child abuse, gore, death of childMy Rating: 4/5 Lidan Tolak is the fiercest of her father’s daughters; more than capable of one day leading her clan. But caught between her warring parents, Lidan’s world begins to unravel when another of her father’s wives falls pregnant. BeforeContinue reading “Blood of Heirs by Alicia Wanstall-Burke -Review”

Beggar’s Rebellion by Levi Jacobs – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: February 17th 2019Pages: 368My Rating: 2.5/5 The Councilate controls everything except the truth. I have nothing save my discovery—but with this shall I destroy an empire. Tai Kulga lost the rebellion and his best friend on the same day, stripping him of his will to live even as a strange powerContinue reading “Beggar’s Rebellion by Levi Jacobs – 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”