Tag: fantasy

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

At last, the fifth book in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series, Empire of Storms, has arrived. This series is turning into an epic tale, the threads of which are weaving together in this penultimate book. Although I loved reading it, there were a few things that I didn’t like… Read more »

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Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Marci is a high school student by day and hacker by night, but from a young age, she has had strange attacks from her ‘shadows’. When she discovers the group IgNiTe, they explain that she’s not alone with these attacks, and that the shadows are in fact an insidious threat from a… Read more »

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Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Magic, ghosts, ley lines, and ancient Welsh kings – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is exactly the series I love to read, and I didn’t even know until I started reading The Raven Boys! “If you kiss your true love, he will die.” Blue Sargent’s family of psychics have been… Read more »

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Review: Thorne, Charlotte McConaghy

Review: Thorne, Charlotte McConaghy

Two nations, a fragile peace treaty, a reluctant prince, and a young group of adventurers… The story Charlotte McConaghy started in Avery continues eighteen years later, with all the action, romance and brilliant storytelling of the first book. I invited Tracy, friend-of-the-Treetops, to help me with a joint review after we… Read more »

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Review: Nevernight, Jay Kristoff

Review: Nevernight, Jay Kristoff

Mia Corvere is on the path of retribution, to kill the bastards who murdered her father and threw her mother and baby brother in a deep, dark prison. She has become an acolyte of Niah, the Black Mother, goddess of the night in a world with three suns. She is… Read more »

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Review: The Malice, Peter Newman

Review: The Malice, Peter Newman

Peter Newman’s The Malice combines a grim and despairing fantasy world with a story of human compassion and loyalty. I loved the first book in this series, The Vagrant, and I couldn’t wait to get back into the story. I’m happy to report that this second instalment was just as excellent, if not… Read more »

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Review: Ruined, Amy Tintera

Review: Ruined, Amy Tintera

Em is on a mission of revenge, to destroy the royal family responsible for the murder of her own. She has infiltrated the palace by impersonating the future bride of Prince Casimir, intending to kill him soon after the wedding. There’s just one problem – she’s falling for him instead…. 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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