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REVIEW: A Grave for Us All by Michael Roberti

Chaos now rules the kingdom of Harfal. The Reach is swarming with bandits and AWOL soldiers. Death has spawned horrors from the Sparse Forest. As its government is caught in deadlock, civil war is...

REVIEW: The Truth of the Aleke by Moses Ose Utomi

Moses Ose Utomi releases yet another triumph of a novella in his second instalment to his phenomenal Forever Desert novella trilogy. Set 500 years after the events of The Lies of the Ajungo, we...

REVIEW: The Crimson Court by Brendan Noble

Set in an Eastern European-flavoured flintlock/gaslamp fantasy world where malignant spirits roam free, deadly conspiracies thrive, and magic comes at a high cost, Brendan Noble’s The Crimson Court is an utterly unique epic political...

REVIEW: The Beautiful Harpies by Cameron Scott Kirk

The city of Dysael is bustling. New innovations like the millhouse and smitheries pave the way towards industrialization. Available education has started to influence culture. A city that has it all, also has its...

Review: The Traitors We Are by Michael Roberti

Misfortunate is the one that calls Aroegin Reach home. When the only guarantees in life are taxes and hard times, only the strong survive here. They pay their dues with blood. For a better...

REVIEW: Sword Catcher by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare’s first foray into adult fantasy comes in the form of Sword Catcher, the first book in a planned quartet that follows Kellian, or more affectionately known as Kel, as he is forcefully...

REVIEW: No Safe Haven by James Lloyd Dulin

No Safe Haven is the second volume of James Lloyd Dulin’s anti-colonialist dark fantasy series, Malitu. I will keep this review completely spoiler-free for readers who have not yet started the series. No Safe...

REVIEW: The Hurricane Wars by Thea Guanzon

It is not a foreign concept, in fantasy, to have two elements like light and darkness set as oppositions. In fact, it can almost be argued that it’s done too often. Thea Guanzon’s execution...

REVIEW: The Anatomy of Songs by Megan White

Megan White’s debut The Anatomy of Songs drew me in with a stunning cover and great copy, only to make me fall in love with the writing on the very first pages. Published by...

REVIEW: Engines of Chaos by R. S. Ford

 Engines of Chaos is the second instalment of R. S. Ford’s The Age of Uprising trilogy. I reviewed the first in the trilogy, Engines of Empire, for Grimdark Magazine, and I loved it. It is safe to say that Engines...