Category: Fantasy

Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames – Book Review

Book Title: Bloody Rose Author: Nicholas Eames Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Year Published: 2018 The second fantasy novel by Nicholas Eames is, in my opinion, better than his first. Bloody Rose is another story full of adventure and engaging characters. Bloody Rose is set after the events of Kings of The Wyld. However, in this

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Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Book Review

Book Title: Promise of Blood Author: Brian McClellan Genre: Flintlock Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Year of Publication: 2013 Promise of Blood is the first book in the Powder Mage trilogy. Inspired by the French Revolution, Promise of Blood is a novel full of violence. The combination of guns and political intrigue makes Promise of Blood an

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Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft – Book Review

Book Title: Senlin Ascends Author: Josiah Bancroft Genre: Steampunk/Fantasy Publisher: Orbit (Originally self-published) Publication Date: 18th February 2013 (Published by Orbit on 16th January 2018) Senlin is happily married to his wife Marya. So, he decides that the Tower of Babel would be a good honeymoon destination. However, Senlin loses Marya near the Tower. Now

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Hogfather by Terry Pratchett – Book Discussion and Review (Spoilers)

Book Title: Hogfather Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy Published by: Corgi Books (Random House) Year of Release: 1996     It is nearly Christmas, so I thought, why not discuss one of my favourite seasonal reads. Hogfather is a book about someone trying to ‘delete’ the Hogfather from existence. Death takes over from the Hogfather

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Why A Song of Ice and Fire is a Blueprint For Future Fantasy Series?

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire is one of the most popular fantasy series ever written. Currently unfinished, George R.R. Martin’s epic series is a massive achievement, in regards to balancing character development with worldbuilding. Female characters are no longer the princesses that require saving, and not all knights have honour. Westeros

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Traitor’s Blade (Greatcoats Book 1) by Sebastian de Castell – Book Review

Book Title: Traitor’s Blade Author: Sebastian de Castell Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books Release Date: 10 February 2014     Traitor’s Blade is a good fast-paced read. There are sword fights in almost every chapter in this fantastical tale that reminds me a lot of The Three Musketeers. Traitor’s Blade is the first book

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