Ithaca, The Songs of Penelope Book 1

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By: Claire NorthGenre: Fantasy, Fiction/Modern & Contemporary FictionPublisher: Orbit Books “Follow me through the halls of the palace of Odysseus; Follow to hear the stories that the men-poets of greedy kings do not tell.” Claire North, Ithaca Claire North’s Ithaca is an incredible telling of the tale of Penelope as she awaits the return of […]

November 23, 2022

Tread of Angels

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By: Rebecca RoanhorseGenre: FantasyPublisher: Saga Press I love Rebecca Roanhorse’s books. I first found her when I read Race to the Sun, her YA fantasy based on Native American mythology, published through Rick Riordan Presents. I went on to read Black Sun and Fevered Star, the first two books in her Between the Earth Sky […]

November 19, 2022

Mystic Skies, The Mystic Trilogy 3

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By: Jason DenzelGenre: FantasyPublisher: TOR Books WARNING: There will be spoilers for Mystic and Mystic Dragon Mystic Skies is the final book in Jason Denzel’s fantasy series, The Mystic Trilogy. On the whole, this series was an average fantasy read. This final installment left me with more questions and it was a very unsatisfying end […]

November 13, 2022

The Wizard of Eventide, The Goddess of War, Book 3

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By: Jon SkovronGenre: Epic FantasyPublisher: Orbit Books WARNING: There will be spoilers for The Ranger of Marzana & The Queen of Izmoroz The Wizard of Eventide is the third and final book in Jon Skovron’s epic fantasy series, The Goddess of War. I found it on par with the first book, and throughout the series […]

October 24, 2022

The Ranger of Marzana, The Goddess of War, Book 1

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By: Jon SkovronGenre: Epic FantasyPublisher: Orbit Books I was drawn the The Ranger of Marzana because I love stories of rangers. If were ever to pick a fantasy character I could be, it would always be ranger. The cover of the book is gorgeous, and the summary was very promising. There is LBGTQIA representation, and […]

October 24, 2022

The First Binding, Tales of Tremaine Book 1

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By R.R. Virdi Genre: Epic FantasyPublisher: MacMillan/Tor-Forge “This is not a story of only wonder and horror. Of heroism and the moments I’ve fallen far short into villainy. It is, in its whole, a tragedy…This is the truth of why most people fear the real me”Elione squeezed my shoulder tight, looking at me with burning […]

October 16, 2022

One Dark Window, Book 1 of The Shepherd King

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By: Rachel Gillig Genre: Dark Romantic Fantasy Audience: 18+ Publisher: Orbit Books CONTENT: Please see this link for Content Warnings: “That’s how the best lies are told-with just enough truth to be convincing. For a time, I even found myself believing the lie-believing I had no magic…But that was a time I tried not […]

September 30, 2022

Divinity’s Twilight: Remnant

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By: Christopher Russell Series: Divinity’s Twilight #2 Genre: Epic Fantasy/Steampunk/Military Fantasy Publisher: Morgan James Publishing WARNING: There will be spoilers for Divinity’s Twilight: Rebirth Content/Trigger Warnings are posted in the book. “A phantom smile formed on Tabitha’s pale lips… “Magic-which you do put faith in-is much like a song or prayer. It is a plea […]

September 16, 2022

Babel or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution

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By: R. F. KuangGenre: Epic/Dark FantasyPublisher: Harper Voyager “Two weeks ago, Robin’s mother was still alive…He had no right to be resentful. Professor Lovell had promised him everything, and owed him nothing. Robin did not yet fully understand the rules of this world he was about to enter, but he understood the necessity of gratitude. […]

September 7, 2022

Warrior of Light (Standalone with Sequel)

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By: William HeinzenGenre: Epic FantasyPublisher: Self Published Williams Heinzen’s Warrior of Light was an excellent, albeit a little dark, epic fantasy. It centers around the age-old tale of good versus evil, the reluctant hero, and the hero’s journey. Warrior of Light spins its own twist on this tale, weaving together a story that drew me […]

September 5, 2022