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: May 2018

Hello, readers! I'm still getting the hang of my book review blog and I'm constantly getting inspired by those book bloggers I follow. One of the posts I wanted to do, now that I'm starting to receive ARCs on a regular basis (!!!) and because I'm reading a little bit more consistently (though, of course,… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown: May 2018

Book Review

The Tethered Mage

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.  *actual reaction after finishing The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso* *attempts to calm down so she can properly write this review* *fails* *tries again* *tries for a third time* Friends. You have got to read this book. *succeeds, finally. Now, onward with the review* I'll let you in on a little secret: I actually, um, read this book… Continue reading The Tethered Mage

Book Review

The Blood Mirror

I have feelings that need to be discussed. *very minor spoilers abound* Now, if you're familiar with my reviews or even my personal blog, you've probably gathered that both The Lightbringer series and Brent Weeks as an author have had a huge impact on my life. Not only did my review of The Broken Eye actually prompt me to… Continue reading The Blood Mirror