Book Review

Bloody Rose

Title: Bloody Rose Author: Nicholas Eames Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb: Live fast, die young. Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown. When the biggest mercenary band of all rolls… Continue reading Bloody Rose

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Book Review

Shadowblack

Title: Shadowblack Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb:A failed mage turned outlaw must use guile and a handful of spells to challenge a dangerous rival in the second book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. Forced to live as an outlaw, Kellen relies on his wits and… Continue reading Shadowblack

Book Review

Soul of the World

Title: Soul of the World Author: David Mealing Publisher: June 2017, Orbit books Blurb: A brilliant debut epic fantasy with a unique magic system and unforgettable characters. It is a time of revolution. in the cities, food shortages stir citizens to riots against the crown. In the wilds, new magic threatens the dominance of the tribes.… Continue reading Soul of the World

Book Review

King of Assassins

Title: King of Assassins Author: RJ Barker Publisher: Orbit, August Blurb: THE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING . . . Many years of peace have passed in Maniyadoc, years of relative calm for the assassin Girton Club-Foot. Even the Forgetting Plague, which ravaged the rest of the kingdoms, seemed to pass them by. But… Continue reading King of Assassins

Bookish Breakdown

Bookish Breakdown: Summer Edition

Hello, dear readers! So, you know I mentioned I was going to do a monthly updates in a series I'm calling my Bookish Breakdown, where I'll highlight the books I've received or bought over the past month, plus link to any reviews I've currently written, back in May? Well, I missed the post for that in June,… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown: Summer Edition

Book Review

Spellslinger

Title: Spellslinger Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Orbit, July 2018 Blurb: A would-be mage with no magic of his own has to defeat powerful enemies with only cunning and deception in the first book of an exciting new adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. Kellen is moments away from facing his first duel and proving his… Continue reading Spellslinger

Book Review

A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe Author: Alex White Publisher: Orbit Books, June 2018 Blurb: Boots Elsworth was a famous treasure hunter in another life, but now she’s washed up. She makes her meager living faking salvage legends and selling them to the highest bidder, but this time she… Continue reading A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe