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An Interview with Alicia Wanstall-Burke

G’day Grimmies! I’m here today with one of my favorite Aussies—Alicia Wanstall-Burke. Now, if you aren’t familiar with Alicia’s work—it’s ok.  She is still fairly new to the scene; however, she has been stirring...

REVIEW: The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Obsidian Tower in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Melissa Caruso and Orbit Books. “There are two kinds of magic. There is the kind...

REVIEW: The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell

The Pale Horseman is the excellent continuation of Uhtred of Bebbanburg’s story. Set between 876 – 878 AD, Uhtred is now in his early 20’s, having proven himself as a man and a warrior....

REVIEW: By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar

Published in March of this year in the UK, Lavie Tidhar’s By Force Alone is a period-set mashup of Arthurian myth. This Arthur is brash, young, and power-hungry, expanding his influence out from a...

An Interview with Luke Arnold

Many people know actor Luke Arnold from the Starz TV show Black Sails where he plays the character, John Silver. But, to add to his extensive acting credits is his debut novel, The Last Smile in Sunder...

REVIEW: The Devil’s Blade by Mark Alder

I received a review copy of The Devil’s Blade in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Mark Alder and Gollancz for the opportunity. This is the first time that I...

REVIEW: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Usually novels end with the villain being vanquished. Not so with Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth. Known for the YA phenomenon Divergent in the early 2010s, this is her adult SFF debut, and it...

REVIEW: Wrath of Madness by Jesse Teller

Wrath of Madness, book 2 of The Madness Wars begins where the first book left off, the conquest driven nation of Drine pushing through on their campaign of conquering the neighboring country of Tienne. The...

14 Female Fantasy Author Recommendations

On the Fantasy-Faction – Fantasy Book Discussion Facebook page today a gentleman asked for recommendations on what people regarded as the best fantasy written by female authors. Since I started reading fantasy in 2012...

REVIEW: The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

In The Last Kingdom, we follow Uhtred. son of Uhtred who is the Ealdorman of Bebbanburg by birthright. In the first-person perspective, Uhtred tells us his tale and throughout The Last Kingdom, he presents...