Tag Archives: Fantasy

Review: The Last Tsar’s Dragons by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple

The Last Tsar’s Dragons was a joint project between Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple. And being a massive fan of Yolen – and dragons – I knew right away that I wanted to check this novel out. Continue reading

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Review: Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti

Zeroes is the first novel in a series of the same name, but that’s making it sound pretty dull. Zeroes is actually a really cool project, one that is being written by three different authors at once. And you know how much I love joint efforts. Continue reading

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Review: The Sin in the Steel by Ryan Van Loan

The Sin in the Steel is the first novel in The Fall of the Gods series by Ryan Van Loan. It’s a series that mixes many elements together in order to create something fun and exciting. Pirates, magic, dead gods can all be found. Oh and a Sherlockian twist as well. Continue reading

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Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune is the debut novella of Nghi Vo, and that means we’re about to dive into an imaginative and lush world. Described as being a merger of Atwood and classic Asian drama, this is a story that is sure to capture the attention of many a reader. Continue reading

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Review: Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight by Aliette de Bodard

Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight is a short story collection written by Aliette de Bodard. She’s an up and comer in the science fiction and fantasy world, and she deserves all of the attention she can get. Continue reading

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Review: Blackbird Vol. 1

Blackbird follows Nina Rodriguez on her quest for truth and magic. But those words don’t really do the series justice. Nina is a stubborn woman who’s struggled a lot, and despite all of that she’s held on to what she believes in. Even when everybody else thinks she’s insane for it. Continue reading

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Review: Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power

Rory Power is back with another standalone novel, Burn Our Bodies Down. Readers like myself fell in love with her writing thanks to Wilder Girls, and this next novel is everything that we could have hoped for – and then some. Continue reading

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Review: Rites of Passage by Mike Brooks

Rites of Passage is the first novel in the Lady Chettamandey series by Mike Brooks. It also fits into the world of Warhammer 40,000, which should give you an idea of how much material it’s going to have to work with. Continue reading

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Review: The Mysterious Study of Doctor Sex by Tamsyn Muir

The Mysterious Study of Doctor Sex is a short story by Tamsyn Muir that fits into the world of The Locked Tomb (the series that created Gideon the Ninth). You can read it for free through Tor.com, and if you’re a fan of the series, it is absolutely worth it. Continue reading

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Review: Fireborn by Katie MacAlister

Fireborn is the first novel in a new series by Katie MacAlister, called the Born Prophecy. Obviously, with a title such as that, you just know that this is going to be an epic series. It’s a fantasy series, though a lighthearted one that is full to the brim of action, adventure, and some fighting. Continue reading

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