The Haunting of Velkwood

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By: Gwendolyn KisteGenre: Gothic; Horror; RomancePublisher: Saga Press “It’s strange how many directions you can travel in the worldand few of those paths you ever choose.”Gwendolyn Kiste, The Haunting of Velkwood The Haunting of Velkwood, by Gwendolyn Kiste, is not my typical genre as I am a very niche reader of fantasy and science fiction. […]

March 25, 2024

The Keeper’s Six

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By: Kate ElliottGenre: FantasyPublisher: Macmillan-Tor/Forge The Keeper’s Six is a fantasy novella by Kate Elliott. I was looking forward to reading it as it sounded like a fantasy that I would really enjoy, Unfortunately, the story never fully came together for me. There were plenty of great elements, but I felt that there was simply […]

August 2, 2023

The Bone Shard War, The Drowning Empire 3

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By: Andrea StewartGenre: Epic FantasyPublisher: Orbit/Hatchett Book Group “I watched the flames lick up the side of the piece of paper I’d taken from the census book…I should have burned the thing years ago, should have hidden my origins better, but it was a part of my past – a reminder of who I was […]

July 3, 2023

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

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

City of Ruin, Witch Walker Series, Book 2

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By: Charissa Weaks Genre: Romantic Fantasy Audience: Adults Publisher: City Owl Press WARNING: There will be spoilers for The Witch Collector CONTENT/TRIGGER WARNINGS: Content and trigger warnings can be found at the end of the book, clearly marked for each book on Charissa Weaks’ website: “I think I’ve loved you my entire life,” I […]

September 26, 2022

The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy

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By: Megan Bannen Genre: Romantic Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Books “Oh. It’s you,” She said, the words and the unenthusiastic tone that went with them dropping of her tongue like a dead weight…“Most people start with hello.”“Hello, Hart-ache,” she sighed.“Hello, Merciless.” He gave her a thin, venomous smile as he took in her oddly disheveled appearance.”Megan […]

September 23, 2022

The Oleander Sword (The Burning Kingdoms, Book 2)

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By: Tasha SuriGenre: Epic FantasyPublisher: Orbit Books THERE WILL BE SPOILERS FOR THE JASMINE THRONE “Malini should not write it, she knew.But she wanted to.I have looked upon the ocean, she wrote. And it made me recall the tale of a river. And of fish, searching for a new world on its bank.And I remember […]

August 26, 2022

Whispers of Stone: The Last Gift, Book 2

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By: Allegra Pescatore Genre: Gaslamp/Epic Fantasy Publisher: AO Collective Publishing Content/Trigger Warnings:Shown on page: Ableism, Racism, Rape (non-graphic, non-violent), Drug/alcohol use (medically necessary), Child abductionAlluded to: Self harm, Homophobia, Child harm “We have chosen to embark on this path together, Merihem. You told me the risks, and I accept them. If the worst comes to […]

July 14, 2022