Tags: Stephen Lawhead
Guest Review of The Skin Map by Stephen Lawhead

The Skin Map is the first book in Stephen Lawhead’s new Bright Empires series, which he describes as “the most challenging work I’ve ever undertaken.”  Lawhead is the author of such excellent fantasy series as the Pendragon Cycle and the King Raven Trilogy, so he certainly has the pedigree to take on a work of the scope that he describes on his website as the future of science fiction and fantasy.  Unfortunately, one is left not only wondering what is […]

The Skin Map Giveaway: The Skin Map by Stephen Lawhead

When I received my review copy of The Skin Map, the first book in the Bright Empires series, the publicist who sent it to me also included an extra copy to give away here.  I haven’t read it yet, but I have liked other books I’ve read by the author and it looks pretty interesting.  Here are the details: It is the ultimate quest for the ultimate treasure. Chasing a map tattooed on human skin. Across an omniverse of intereing […]

The Skin Map The Leaning Pile of Books

This week I have a giveaway, and I’m hoping to revise a draft of a post for the week.  Then I’ll move on to reviewing A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge and Dust by Elizabeth Bear (which I just read for this month’s Women of Science Fiction Book Club).  I’ll also be writing a review of Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire, but I won’t be posting it until closer to the release date in March.  So for now […]

Review of Hood

Hoodby Stephen Lawhead496pp (Hardcover)My Rating: 7/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.94/5Good Reads Rating: 3.96/5 Hood is the first book in the new “King Raven” trilogy by Stephen Lawhead. Scarlet, the second book in the series, is also available, but the concluding volume Tuck has not yet been released. Much like the tales of King Arthur, Robin Hood is a story that has evolved over the years and Lawhead wanted to tell the tale set during the time it seems to have […]