Bloody Rose: A Review

This book had a lot to live up to as the follow up to Kings of the Wyld.  Taking place 6 years after the events of that novel, this book follows a young girl named Tam who is obsessed with…

Kings of the Wyld: A Review

This has to be the best fantasy novel I have read in a very long time.  I found this book by sheer accident, looking up “Best of Fantasy 2018” lists for new stuff to read.  What I actually found was…

King of Ashes: A #Book Review

I am not sure exactly if I have read the same book as most people on Amazon or Goodreads seem to have read, as there is almost universal praise on those sites.  I can say, that for me the story…

The Stolen Child by Peter Brunton – A Review

A Copy of this book was provided to me by the Author in exchange for an honest review. The blurb: “There are roads that are not on any map. There are worlds beyond our own, where cities hang between the…

Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games by Matt Barton – A Review

I grew up in the early 80’s.  I was born in 82.  And I grew up gaming on the PC. One thing I love now, and I have loved since the day I played Betrayal at Krondor, are Computer RPGs. …

The Great Book of Amber by Roger Zelazny – A Review

Oh dear where can I begin with this monster. Normally its easy for me to really get a grasp on how to start, but this tome is 10 books in one. Thats right, 10 bloody books in one volume. So…

The Way of Kings, The Stormlight Archives Book 1 by Brandon Sanderson – A Review

This review was previously posted on Goodreads. THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SOME MINOR SPOILERS YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED The Way of Kings is the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s challenger to the Wheel of Time series. Brandon Sanderson himself is…

Kill the Dead, Sandman Slim Book 2 by Richard Kadrey – A Review

So I snagged this up after reading the first book, Sandman Slim. I was fascinated by the idea of a book where the protagonist is such a, well, asshole. That’s the only way to really describe James Stark. A giant…

Sandman Slim Book 1 by Richard Kadrey – A Review

I grabbed this book up in an attempt to find something to fill the hole that the Dresden Files had left in my soul. What I got was not more Dresden. I instead got what can only be described as…

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley – A Review

Urban Fantasy.  Back when this genre was just getting started with the likes of the Dresden files, I avoided it like the plague.  Most of the books I had seen in the genre all talked about “the main character and…

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