Tags: Fantasy
Shadow Magic Review of Shadow Magic

Shadow Magicby Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett464pp (Paperback)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.88/5Goodreads Rating: 3.88/5 Shadow Magic is a loose sequel to Havemercy, the debut novel for Danielle Bennett and Jaida Jones. In June a third book, Dragon Soul, was released in hardcover. Dragon Soul continues the story of Thom and Rook from Havemercy, and also introduces two new characters. Even though Shadow Magic takes place after Havemercy, it could work as a stand alone book. It does give […]

Review of The Last Stormlord

The Last Stormlordby Glenda Larke704pp (Paperback)My Rating: 5.5/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.03/5Goodreads Rating: 3.83/5 The Last Stormlord is the first book in the Stormlord trilogy, also known as the Watergivers trilogy, by Glenda Larke. The second book, Stormlord Rising, recently came out in the US. It was already available in Australia, and it will be released in the UK in November. Stormlord’s Exile, the third book, is supposed to be released sometime next year although there is not yet a […]

Review of Naamah’s Curse

Naamah’s Curseby Jacqueline Carey576pp (Hardcover)My Rating: 7.5/10Amazon Rating: 3.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.54/5Goodreads Rating: 3.98/5 Naamah’s Curse is the second book in Jacqueline Carey’s latest trilogy following Naamah’s Kiss. Although this new series is set in the same world as the earlier Kushiel’s Legacy books, it takes place a few generations after the end of the second trilogy. The final book, Naamah’s Blessing, does not yet have a publication date, but Jacqueline Carey did mention in her August update on the home […]

Review of Lord of the White Hell: Book One

Lord of the White Hell: Book Oneby Ginn Hale362pp (Trade Paperback)My Rating: 9/10Amazon Rating: N/ALibraryThing Rating: 5/5Goodreads Rating: 4.73/5 Lord of the White Hell: Book One by Ginn Hale was just released on August 15. Fortunately, there is not a long wait for the conclusion to this fantasy duology – Lord of the White Hell: Book Two is scheduled for publication only a month later on September 15. The first book does end on a bit of a cliffhanger so […]

Review of Naamah’s Kiss

Naamah’s Kissby Jacqueline Carey656pp (Hardcover)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 3.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.1/5Goodreads Rating: 4.12/5 Naamah’s Kiss is the first book in Jacqueline Carey’s latest trilogy set in the world of Terre d’Ange, although it takes place a few generations after the first two trilogies in Kushiel’s Legacy. The second book, Naamah’s Curse, was just released last month, and the author is still working on Naamah’s Blessing which does not yet have a release date according to the June update on her […]

Women Writing Fantasy

I knew there was something I was forgetting in my links post yesterday! Memory over at Stella Matutina is currently doing a series on women writing fantasy (that is not contemporary as there are plenty of women writing urban fantasy and paranormal romance). I think it’s a great idea since it does seem that often women writing historical or epic fantasy don’t seem to be as well known. Plus she is going to cover (or has already covered) a lot […]