Genre: Fantasy

Review: With Blood Upon the Sand by Bradley P. Beaulieu

The Shattered Sands trilogy was by far one of my favorite finds of last year. With Blood Upon the Sand continues to deepen the intrigue and entanglements, and displays the harsh desert environment is not the only thing to fear in Sharakhai. It will also take your emotions and bend them to its will, ripping them through fear to excitement,...

Review: Firebrand by Kristen Britain

Just a quick reminder that while my review is spoiler free for Firebrand, there are likely spoilers for the previous books. There is something about returning to read a new book the Green Rider series that just makes me happy. Maybe it is because I this is one of the first series I read in the fantasy genre, but I...

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale is fairy tale, full of both darkness and wonder. It is always enjoyable to come across a book that is both fresh and also seems to capture all those traits that people love in their familiar fairy tales. The prose is beautifully written, which really helps to give the story that feel of folklore. Now...

Review: Import of Intrigue by Marshall Ryan Maresca

An Import of Intrigue is the second installment of The Maradaine Constabulary. It delves deeper into the politics impacting Maradaine and also exposes more about Satrine’s past and Jinx’s magic. Once again, I found myself more interested in the characters than the actual case they are working on.  Full disclosure, I often don’t do well with detective mystery books, so...

Audiobook Review: Conspiracy of Ravens by Lila Bowen

DISCLAIMER: I normally write spoiler free reviews. In this case I really wanted to talk about some of the diversity features of Conspiracy of Ravens. There may be spoilers in regard to that aspect of the book. Last year, Wake of Vultures was an unexpected hit for me. I just loved the western vibe, I loved the protagonist. As a...

Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

I have to confess when I first saw this book, I did not realize it was a retelling of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. There are some authors that have impressed me enough with my previous reads I honestly don’t feel the need to read the synopsis closely before diving in when I get my hands on it. This was...

Review: The Bloodsworn by Erin Lindsey

Curious about the The Bloodbound series or Erin Lindsey? Head on over to Reddit Fantasy today and you can ask Erin Lindsey anything during her AMA! Be it about her books, writing, hobbies, or just something random and fun! Ah, the final chapter in a trilogy. It is always bittersweet when pick up that last book in series, excited to find out what...

Audiobook Review: Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is certainly a gifted story teller, and the world she is crafting in The Broken Earth series is fascinating. This second installment gives readers a better understanding of both the magic and the world, it advances the plot and lets you start to speculate on where the story might go next, and how the trilogy could end...