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Dragonsong Review

by Ben

Dragonsong is is novel by indie author Michael Forester. Now straight up, this is not your standard fantasy novel, but rather a loose re-imagining of the broad Arthurian tale, specifically a tiny slice of it. While the Dragonsong does center directly on the story of Merlin (more specifically, the story of Merlin and his daughter), it’s not […]

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Spirits of the Plains Review by Daniel Matuzas

by Ben

Spirit of the Plains is a book by Indie author Daniel Matuzas, and the first book in what looks to be a series. It’s a YA fantasy seemingly inspired by Native American tribal plains culture — something you don’t normally see in traditional fantasy, which almost always borrows from Medieval Europe. The story follows the lives (and […]

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Book Review: Rising From Dust by Martine Carlsson

by Ben

Rising From Dust is first time fantasy novel by Martine Carlsson. While the novel is technically fantasy, it doubles down as an adult gay romance novel with strong M/M themes. Plot-wise, Rising From Dust follows your typical medieval fantasy tale: there’s a kingdom at war and two heroes — one a skilled swordsman, the other an academic […]

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The Apocalypse Bell by Angela N. Hunt

by Jon Snow

Up for release in July 2016, we have The Apocalypse Bell by Angela N. Hunt, which is apparently the latest in a loosely related series called Curse and Quanta. To be honest, I don’t actually know how this book fits into the series itself, because I had never heard of the series before I was […]

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Tales from the Flat Earth by Tanith Lee

by Jon Snow

I read the first three books of this series last March in the omnibus Lords of Darkness (now out of print) and I loved it immensely. It wasn’t love at first sight though. It was more of an intimate kind of love, one that slowly develops over time, rough patches here and there, perhaps moments […]

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Review: Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

by Jon Snow

Hex is the English Language debut by best selling Dutch writer, Thomas Olde Heuvelt. At it’s core, it’s a paranormal thriller, though paranormal fantasy or urban fantasy wouldn’t go astray. Black Spring is a town that is cursed. An evil witch resides in the town and compels everyone born there or has settled there to never […]

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May 2016

Upcoming Fantasy Books in May 2016

by Jon Snow

I feel sorry for your TBR pile. The good times keep on coming. GGK, Peter Newman and even some old school Terry Brooks. Probably the most interesting of this lot to me is The Fireman by Joe Hill. Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay May 10th I don’t know too much about this […]

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Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

by Jon Snow

Glass Sword is the sequel to Red Queen, a YA fantasy that borders and mingles the lines between Medieval and Urban, though Dystopian Future would be the best term. The overall story centres on a girl called Mare Barrow who is born Red. This means she has red blood with no magical abilities. Silvers on […]

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Review of Mythborn Series by Vijay Lakshman

by Ben

Mythborn is the story about people forced to make bad choices to save the world from destruction. And it’s also about kung fu fantasy fighting – a lot of it. Mythborn is Vijay Lakshman’s first novel and an indie fantasy. This review covers the whole series out so far:  as of writing, the first two books: Mythborn: Rise […]

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Review: Calamity by Brandon Sanderson

by Jon Snow

Calamity is the final book in the Reckoners series, where a portion of ordinary humans have been granted super powers after an event called Calamity. The problem is, the more these humans with powers (Epics) use their powers, they feel more hatred and become evil (Think Darkside/Darth Vader).   As a series as a whole, […]

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