Tags: C.S. Friedman
Black Sun Rising by C.S. Friedman Women in SF&F Month: C. S. Friedman

Today’s guest is science fiction and fantasy author C. S. Friedman! I very much enjoyed her first novel, the space opera In Conquest Born, because of its focus on political maneuvering and intelligent, complex characters. I also had a wonderful time reading her fantasy novel Feast of Souls, the first book in The Magister trilogy, for the way it explored the consequences of using magic in that world. She’s also written many other books (that I didn’t single out only […]

Women in SF&F Month: Final Guests and Week in Review

It was another fantastic week, thanks to all of this week’s guests! The last guest posts begin on Sunday (and extend a little into May) so this week’s post is a little early, but before the schedule, a few reminders about the ongoing list of favorite books by women and giveaways. Giveaways and The Giant List of SFF Books by Women Today is the last day to enter to win one of five advance copies of Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter […]

Dreamwalker by C.S. Friedman Books of 2014: Dreamwalker by C. S. Friedman

A lot of books coming out next year are starting to make me excited about reading in 2014! This upcoming book by C.S. Friedman sounds pretty interesting, plus I really enjoyed both of her other books I’ve read (science fiction novel In Conquest Born and dark fantasy novel Feast of Souls). Dreamwalker, the first book in a new series, is scheduled for release in February 2014. About Dreamwalker: All her life Jessica Drake has dreamed of other worlds, some of […]

Review of Feast of Souls

Feast of Soulsby C.S. Friedman576pp (Paperback)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.91/5Goodreads Rating: 3.93/5 Feast of Souls is the first book in the Magister trilogy, the latest series by C.S. Friedman, perhaps best known for her Coldfire trilogy. The second book, Wings of Wrath, was just released in hardcover in February. It has yet to be announced when the final book Legacy of Kings will be available. After reading C.S. Friedman’s debut novel, the space opera In Conquest Born, I […]

Review of In Conquest Born

In Conquest Bornby C.S. Friedman560pp (Paperback)My Rating: 7.5/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.76/5Goodreads Rating: 3.68/5 In Conquest Born, published in 1986, is the first published novel by C.S. Friedman, who is now known primarily as the author of the Coldfire trilogy. This space opera was originally written as a stand-alone novel, but a sequel called The Wilding was released in 2004. The second novel takes place approximately 200 years after the events of In Conquest Born and features completely different characters […]