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Book Review: The Conjurers by David Waid

The Conjurers: A Gritty Fantasy of Witches and Wizards by David Waid

Publisher: Deadlock Publishing

Publication Date: June 1, 2016

Edition: Paperback, 319 pages

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

 Magic, demons, and wizards!
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Book Review: The Jewel and Her Lapidary by Fran Wilde

The Jewel and Her Lapidary by Fran Wilde

Publisher: Tor.com

Publication Date: May 3, 2016

Edition: ebook, 96 pages

Genre: Novella, Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

“an epic fantasy, in miniature”… to a certain extent.
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Book Review: The Wolf in the Attic by Paul Kearney

The Wolf in the Attic by Paul Kearney

Publisher: Solaris

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

Edition: ebook, 320 pages

Genre: Fantasy, Faerie Tale

Rating: 3/5

The next time someone ask me what  “beautiful story” is, I will tell them to read this.
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Backlist Burndown: Scourge of the Betrayers (Bloodsounder’s Arc #1) by Jeff Salyards

Backlist Burndown is a monthly meme hosted by Lisa from Tenacious Reader where you put aside at least one book from your blacklist every month to read, and then post a review of it on the last Friday of that month.

Scourge of the Betrayers (Bloodsounder’s Arc #1) by Jeff Salyards

Publisher: Night Shade Books

Publication Date: May 1, 2012 (first published Jul 25, 2006)

Edition: Hardcover, 320 pages

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

Salyards fights scene are brutal, rough, intense, and bloody. Some of the best I’ve ever read. Continue reading

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Book Review: Monochrome by H.M. Jones

Monochrome by H.M. Jones

Publisher: Gravity by Booktrope

Publication Date: August 1, 2015 (first published October 20, 2013)

Edition: Paperback, 289 pages

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

Highly original and emotional story about the power and worth of memories Continue reading

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Book Review: The Steel Remains (A Land Fit For Heroes #1) by Richard K. Morgan

The Steel Remains (A Land Fit For Heroes #1) by Richard K. Morgan

Publisher: Del Ray

Publication Date: January 20, 2009 (first publishedAugust 7, 2008)

Edition: Hardcover, Reprint, 416 pages

Genre: Epic Fantasy, Grimdark

Rating: 3/5 Rating

I’ve read books with expletive language and violence, but this one here definitely takes the crown.
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Book Review: A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias

A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: January 24, 2014 (first published 2014)

Edition: Hardcover, 352 pages

Genre: Science Fiction

Rating: 3/5

A good sci-fi story about first contact
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