Archives: August2012
    The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells
  • The Serpent Sea by Martha WellsReview of The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells

    The Serpent Sea is the second book in The Books of the Raksura series by Martha Wells, following The Cloud Roads. The third book, The Siren Depths, is scheduled for release in December 2012. Warning: Since this is the second book in a series, there may be spoilers for the first book in this review. If you are interested in reading about the first book in this series, here is my review of The Cloud Roads (one of my favorite […]

  • Indigo Eyes by Fel KianAbandoned Books: Indigo Eyes by Fel Kian

    This is not technically a review since I did not finish Indigo Eyes, a dark fantasy novel by Fel Kian. It is the author’s first novel, and as far as I know, it is a stand alone. I always feel kind of badly about writing posts about books I liked so little I didn’t even finish them, but I try to write them anyway since I find these types of posts useful when other people write them. After all, not […]

  • Outcast Chronicles BannerBesieged Giveaway Winner

    The giveaway for one copy of Besieged by Rowena Cory Daniells is now over, and a winner has been randomly selected. The winner is: Dovile Congratulations! Please send your mailing address to kristen (at) fantasybookcafe (dot) com so the book can be sent to you. Update: I never heard back from the winner so I drew a new winner from the entries. Congratulations, SueCCCP! For those of you who didn’t win, you can still sign up to try to win […]

  • Containment by Christian CantrellGiveaway and Excerpt: Containment by Christian Cantrell

    Courtesy of 47North, I have an excerpt from the new science fiction novel Containment by Christian Cantrell and 3 paperback copies of the book to give away! About Containment: The colony on Venus was not built because the destruction of Earth was possible, but because it was inevitable… A brilliant young scientist and one of the first humans born on Venus, Arik works tirelessly to perfect the science of artificial photosynthesis, a project crucial to the future of his home, […]

  • Thieftaker by D. B. JacksonReview of Thieftaker by D. B. Jackson

    Thieftaker is the first book in the Thieftaker Chronicles, a new historical fantasy series by D. B. Jackson (also known as epic fantasy author David B. Coe). The second book in this series, Thieves’ Quarry, will be released in 2013. Thieftaker combines fantasy and mystery with historical fiction set in Boston, Massachusetts in 1765. While there is magic, it almost seems as though the events in this novel could have happened due to both the inclusion of real events and […]

  • The Rise of Ransom City by Felix GilmanThe Leaning Pile of Books

    The Leaning Pile of Books is a feature where I talk about books I got over the last week – old or new, bought or received for review. Since I hope you will find new books you’re interested in reading in these posts, I try to be as informative as possible. If I can find them, links to excerpts, author’s websites, and places where you can find more information on the book are included. This week one finished copy and […]