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REVIEW: The Girl and the Moon by Mark Lawrence

Mark Lawrence, the Gemmell Award winning author, master wright of trilogies, curator of the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, and all round nice person has another great book out. I would like to thank Harper Voyager...

REVIEW: Brothers of the Wind by Tad Williams

Ineluki and Hakatri are brothers, scions of the House of Year-Dancing and princes among the Zida’ya of Asu’a. Brothers of the Wind takes place in Osten Ard, the same setting as Tad Williams’ series...

REVIEW: The Wolf and the She-Bear by Morgan Stang

Morgan Stang’s novella, The Wolf and the She-Bear, examines the consequence of choice and the internal struggle between before and now. Mixing a creative approach to fantastical lore with a low fantasy setting, Stang...

REVIEW: Solace Lost by Michael Sliter

The hands of power are shifting in the land of Ardia. Nobles and the criminal underworld are forming and betraying alliances. A war is looming. In this ruthless world, no one can remain innocent...

REVIEW: The Thousandfold Thought by R. Scott Bakker

R. Scott Bakker concludes his The Prince of Nothing Trilogy with the final novel, The Thousandfold Thought. As the last part, the book’s tone and pace deviate from its predecessors while reaching toward the...

REVIEW: The Rush #4 by Simon Spurrier and Nathan Gooden

The Rush, written by Simon Spurrier and drawn by Nathan Gooden, can for the most part best be described as a low, seething burn. At least the first few issues can, because once we...

REVIEW: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

In his new novella, Ogres, Adrian Tchaikovsky explores the oppression of humans by savage ogres. Lacking the emotional capacity, size, and strength of their masters, humans are subjected to a life of fear and...

REVIEW: Valour by John Gwynne

Valour is the second of four novels in John Gwynne’s The Faithful and The Fallen series. Valour was preceded in the series by Malice and is followed by Ruin and Wrath.  It was first...

REVIEW: Dreams of the Dying by Nicolas Lietzau

Dreams of the Dying is the first novel from Nicolas Lietzau and it is a whirlwind of nightmares, death and desperation. The book tackles some difficult themes, bring us the grey morality that is...

REVIEW: Book of Night by Holly Black

Featuring one of the most delightfully messed-up main characters I’ve read in a while, Book of Night is both wickedly clever and dangerously entertaining. In a world where “quickened” shadows can be shifted according...