Genre: High Fantasy

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Review: Assassin’s Fate, Robin Hobb

Review: Assassin’s Fate, Robin Hobb

How do I even begin to review an 850-page trilogy-ender with fifteen books worth of story behind it? Robin Hobb is the master of not only building a beautiful, detailed world, but also layered and relatable characters for her readers to laugh and cry with. In the case of this… Read more »

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Review: The Lyre Thief, Jennifer Fallon

Review: The Lyre Thief, Jennifer Fallon

The Lyre Thief is the first in a new trilogy, set in Jennifer Fallon’s lands of Medalon, Hythria and Fardohnya. High-stakes political fantasy is woven together with family drama and a touch of romance, and even though I haven’t read any of Jennifer’s previous series, I really enjoyed this book…. Read more »

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Review: Prince of Fools, Mark Lawrence

Review: Prince of Fools, Mark Lawrence

– A quest across an almost-familiar Europe to break a curse and rescue a Viking’s family. Some grisly battle scenes but the characters are just awesome! “I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever, let a friend down. Unless of course not letting them… Read more »

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Review: Half a War, Joe Abercrombie

Review: Half a War, Joe Abercrombie

War has arrived in Throvenland and the young princess Skara has been left the only one able to speak for its future. But can the remaining people of Throvenland plus the armies of Vansterland and Gettland, with their uneasy truce, hope to defeat the combined forces of the High King?… Read more »

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Review: Half the World, Joe Abercrombie

Review: Half the World, Joe Abercrombie

To the youths of Gettland, becoming a warrior is everything. Thorne has been training with the boys all her life, but just as she is about to beat her classmates and join the ranks of warriors, a terrible accident and a second chance mean that she and her training partner… Read more »

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Review: Endsinger, Jay Kristoff

Review: Endsinger, Jay Kristoff

Jay Kristoff’s Lotus War trilogy comes to its epic conclusion in Endsinger. How do I write this review without gushing about how much I loved this series? I’m not sure that’s possible. The Lotus Guild and what remains of the Shogun’s samurai are hell-bent on wiping out what’s left of… Read more »

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Review: Soulwoven, Jeff Seymour

Review: Soulwoven, Jeff Seymour

Soulwoven is a proper old-school high-fantasy, complete with dragons, swords and sorcery. Brothers Cole and Litnig each have strange dreams that lead them to an awful discovery. The heart dragon statue at the temple has been broken, the soulweavers guarding it butchered. If the other heart dragons are broken, the great… Read more »

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