Full disclosure: I received this ARC from Penguin's First to Read program in exchange for an honest review. This is also my first Anthony Ryan book, so my viewpoint may be less biased, if less informed. The Waking Fire, first in the new Draconis Memoria series, had basically everything I want out of a high fantasy epic. … Continue reading Anthony Ryan’s “The Waking Fire:” release date July 5th
Happy Friday, everyone! I have decided to try and keep this up, for my own sanity mostly. This week's Favorite Friday choice is David and Leigh Eddings' The Redemption of Althalus, which was my all-time favorite book for quite a long time in my teenage years. This is also in part of my belated sadness in … Continue reading Favorite Friday- The Redemption of Althalus by David and Leigh Eddings
I have to admit, I have been riding the urban fantasy train a lot more recently. My favorites include Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs, and Jim Butcher, to name a few. But I grew up on old time Sword and Sorcerer-esque fantasies, and when I find a good series that stays relevant and fresh, I … Continue reading Series Review: Barb Hendee’s Mist-Torn Witches
Last Days of Magic is a fantastic epic of that acts like a factual telling of how magic left the world. (Personally, I'd like to believe it to be true. you may say I'm a dreamer...) It tells the story of the Sidhe, who are the magical beings descended from Nephilim, and their interaction with … Continue reading “Last Days of Magic” or, why we shouldn’t buy books for their covers.