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 »
Tag: high fantasy
This is a review for the second book in the Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, and so contains mild spoilers for book one. You may wish to read my review for A Crucible of Souls instead.
This review is for the second book in this series, and so contains spoilers for the first. You may wish to go and listen to Philippa and I chat (in a non-spoilery way) about Snow Like Ashes instead!
– 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 »
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 »
Where to begin? A lot of my usual recommenders have urged me to get into this series, and I’m so glad I finally decided to pick it up. I loved this book. I wasn’t so sure for the first hundred pages or so, but once I was into it, it… Read more »
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 »
Please note: This is my review for book four in the A Song of Ice and Fire series and so may contain spoilers for the previous books, and also for the upcoming TV series (series four). I’ve tried to hide any spoilers behind tags but please read on at your… Read more »