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Petrik's Reviews

Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers #1)

Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers #1)

Rating: 3.5/5 stars
This is literally the second urban fantasy book that I enjoyed reading.

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The Blood-Tainted Winter (The Song of the Ash Tree #1)

The Blood-Tainted Winter (The Song of the Ash Tree #1)

Rating: 3/5 stars
A good book but honestly, I’m a bit sad with my rating for this Norse inspi...

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The Fifth Empire of Man (Best Laid Plans #2)

The Fifth Empire of Man (Best Laid Plans #2)

Rating: 4/5 stars
A splendidly written conclusion to a duology. Oh, that’s right, I finished ...

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Where Loyalties Lie (Best Laid Plans #1)

Where Loyalties Lie (Best Laid Plans #1)

Rating: 3.75/5 stars
A fun and engaging grimdark pirate adventure.

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Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool #3)

Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool #3)

Rating: 5/5 stars
Here lies the end of my journey in The Realm of the Elderlings. Robin Hobb,...

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Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers #1)
Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers...
The Blood-Tainted Winter (The Song of the Ash Tree #1)
The Blood-Tainted Winter (The Song...
The Fifth Empire of Man (Best Laid Plans #2)
The Fifth Empire of Man...
Where Loyalties Lie (Best Laid Plans #1)
Where Loyalties Lie (Best Laid...
Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool #3)
Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and...

Katerina's Reviews

Witchsign (Ashen Torment, #1)

Witchsign (Ashen Torment, #1)


An engaging introduction to a very promising series!

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Society of Wishes (Wish Quartet, #1)

Society of Wishes (Wish Quartet, #1)

Rating: 3/5 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy, Dystopia, New Adult, Paranormal I didn't intend to write t...

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Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1)

Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1)

Rating: 2/5 stars Genre: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance, Dystopia Katerina's Guide to Surviving th...

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Cage of Deceit (Reign of Secrets, #1)

Cage of Deceit (Reign of Secrets, #1)

Rating: 4/5 stars Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Well color me impressed! 

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Faded (Faded Duet #1)

Faded (Faded Duet #1)

Rating: 5/5 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Music One of the most poignant stories J...

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Witchsign (Ashen Torment, #1)
Witchsign (Ashen Torment, #1)
Society of Wishes (Wish Quartet, #1)
Society of Wishes (Wish Quartet, #1)
Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1)
Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1)
Cage of Deceit (Reign of Secrets, #1)
Cage of Deceit (Reign of Secrets, #1)
Faded (Faded Duet #1)
Faded (Faded Duet #1)

Petros' Reviews

Empire of Silence (Sun Eater #1)

Empire of Silence (Sun Eater #1)


 The Name of the Wind but in space.

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Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne #1)

Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne #1)


Absolutely sensational - What Low Fantasy should be.

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Darien (Empire of Salt #1)

Darien (Empire of Salt #1)


     Conn Iggulden is one of the greatest Historical Fiction authors of our times. Apparentl...

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Red Tide (The Chronicle of the Exile #3)

Red Tide (The Chronicle of the Exile #3)

Red Tide is worthy of a fantasy award. Find one and give it to Turner.

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Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen #1)

Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen #1)


Loved this to pieces. From characters and setting, to prose and pace, every single aspect of...

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Empire of Silence (Sun Eater #1)
Empire of Silence (Sun Eater...
Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne #1)
Priest of Bones (War for...
Darien (Empire of Salt #1)
Darien (Empire of Salt #1)...
Red Tide (The Chronicle of the Exile #3)
Red Tide (The Chronicle of...
Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen #1)
Gardens of the Moon (Malazan...

Celeste's Reviews

A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers #4)

A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers #4)

Rating: 5/5 stars
I can’t even express to you how much I’m enjoying this series.

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No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished (Heartstrikers #3)

No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished (Heartstrikers #3)

Rating: 4/5 stars
This is such a fantastic series.  It gets more and more addictive with each...

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A Time of Dread (Of Blood and Bone #1)

A Time of Dread (Of Blood and Bone #1)

Rating: 4/5 stars
“Sometimes the only answer is blood and steel.”

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One Good Dragon Deserves Another (Heartstrikers #2)

One Good Dragon Deserves Another (Heartstrikers #2)

Rating: 5/5 stars
I didn’t realize how much I needed dragons in my life.  Man, this book was ...

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Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3)

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3)

Rating: 4.5/5 stars
A satisfying conclusion to the most uniquely formatted trilogy I’ve ever ...

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A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers #4)
A Dragon of a Different...
No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished (Heartstrikers #3)
No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished...
A Time of Dread (Of Blood and Bone #1)
A Time of Dread (Of...
One Good Dragon Deserves Another (Heartstrikers #2)
One Good Dragon Deserves Another...
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3)
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3)...

Charles' Reviews

Song (The Manhunters #1)

Song (The Manhunters #1)

4/5
SONG by Jesse Teller is a book I had to read twice because it is a work which is full of ...

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A Wizard's Forge (The Woern Saga 1#)

A Wizard's Forge (The Woern Saga 1#)

4.5/5
A WIZARD'S FORGE by A.M. Justice is a story which I was recommended and by a poster I l...

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Broken Nights: Strange Worlds (Broken Nights #2)

Broken Nights: Strange Worlds (Broken Nights #2)

4/5
    Superhero fiction is a niche genre in a niche genre. Superheroes thrive in comic book...

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Rex Draconis: Under the Dragon Moon

Rex Draconis: Under the Dragon Moon

4.5/5
I was a huge fan of Dragonlance growing up. I would often go down to my local bookstore...

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Darkrise (The Rhenwars Saga #4)

Darkrise (The Rhenwars Saga #4)

4.5/5
Well, it's over. What? Fantasy. There's no more need to do it because someone has done ...

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Song (The Manhunters #1)
Song (The Manhunters #1)
A Wizard's Forge (The Woern Saga 1#)
A Wizard's Forge (The Woern...
Broken Nights: Strange Worlds (Broken Nights #2)
Broken Nights: Strange Worlds (Broken...
Rex Draconis: Under the Dragon Moon
Rex Draconis: Under the Dragon...
Darkrise (The Rhenwars Saga #4)
Darkrise (The Rhenwars Saga #4)...

TS' Reviews

Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2)

Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2)

4.5/5 stars.
An awesome sequel to All Systems Red, Artifical Condition pumps up the fun and a...

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All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)

All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)

4/5 stars.
The introduction to The Murderbot Diaries is simply great fun!  A refreshing and d...

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Spirit's End (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #5)

Spirit's End (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #5)

5/5 stars.
Easily one of the most addictive and fun fantasy series I’ve read in recent memory...

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The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #4)

The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #4)

5/5 stars.
A new favourite, The Spirit War is a fantastic penultimate volume of the Eli Monpr...

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The Legend of Eli Monpress (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #1-3)

The Legend of Eli Monpress (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #1-3)

Rachel Aaron's debut fantasy series is so addictively entertaining and fun that I blasted through al...

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Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2)
Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries,...
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)
All Systems Red (The Murderbot...
Spirit's End (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #5)
Spirit's End (The Legend of...
The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #4)
The Spirit War (The Legend...
The Legend of Eli Monpress (The Legend of Eli Monpress, #1-3)
The Legend of Eli Monpress...

Mary's Reviews

The Passage (The Passage, #1)

The Passage (The Passage, #1)

Rating: 3/5 Stars
 
When it comes to Science Fiction or Fantasy that has a literary as...

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City of Stairs (The Divine Cities, #1)

City of Stairs (The Divine Cities, #1)

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
City of Stairs is, at its heart, a murder mystery, with a hull of geopoli...

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Ozmander (The Woven Worlds #1)

Ozmander (The Woven Worlds #1)

Rating: 3/5 Stars
This is a short, self-published Fantasy title following Rosalyn De Boswel a...

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I Am Legend

I Am Legend

Rating: 3/5 Stars
Honestly, this is a tough book to review.

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The Passage (The Passage, #1)
The Passage (The Passage, #1)...
City of Stairs (The Divine Cities, #1)
City of Stairs (The Divine...
Ozmander (The Woven Worlds #1)
Ozmander (The Woven Worlds #1)...
I Am Legend
I Am Legend
Melokai (In the Heart of the Mountains #1)
Melokai (In the Heart of...

Michael's Reviews

Comics! Wolverine: Old Man Logan and Infinity Gauntlet

Comics! Wolverine: Old Man Logan and Infinity Gauntlet

I review two seminal comics this week: Old Man Logan and Infinity Gauntlet. Enjoy!

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Killing Floor (Jack Reacher # 1)

Killing Floor (Jack Reacher # 1)

This week I review one of the best selling modern thrillers with a hero that would fit in well with ...

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Star Wars: Aftermath Trilogy Review

Star Wars: Aftermath Trilogy Review

I review the post Return of the Jedi romp by Chuck Wendig aka Star Wars: Aftermath! 

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Oathbringer(Stormlight Archive #3)

Oathbringer(Stormlight Archive #3)

Oathbringer is the third volume in the Stormlight Archive featuring strong themes, great character d...

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Pillars of the Genre: Episode 2, The Hobbit

Pillars of the Genre: Episode 2, The Hobbit

In the second episode of Pillars of the Genre, I mistakenly call it Foundations of the Genre and ref...

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Comics! Wolverine: Old Man Logan and Infinity Gauntlet
Comics! Wolverine: Old Man Logan...
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher # 1)
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #...
Star Wars: Aftermath Trilogy Review
Star Wars: Aftermath Trilogy Review...
Oathbringer(Stormlight Archive #3)
Oathbringer(Stormlight Archive #3)
Pillars of the Genre: Episode 2, The Hobbit
Pillars of the Genre: Episode...

SPFBO Reviews

Tiger Lily

Tiger Lily

Rating: 4/10 stars
There aren’t enough Asian-inspired fantasies out there.  

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Sufficiently Advanced Magic (Arcane Ascension #1)

Sufficiently Advanced Magic (Arcane Ascension #1)

Rating: 4.5/5 stars (9 out of 10 stars)
Simply enthralling and fun from cover to cover.
...

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The War of Undoing (Kyland Falls #1)

The War of Undoing (Kyland Falls #1)

Rating: 3.75/5 stars (7.5 out of 10)
The War of Undoing is a great example of why sometimes y...

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Devil's Night Dawning (Broken Stone Chronicle #1)

Devil's Night Dawning (Broken Stone Chronicle #1)

Rating: 3/5 stars (6 out of 10)
A sprawling, dark epic fantasy with Gothic horror elements, D...

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Pilgrimage to Skara

Pilgrimage to Skara


Disclaimer: The review below was written by Rita, who selected Pilgrimage to Skara as her se...

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Tiger Lily
Tiger Lily
Sufficiently Advanced Magic (Arcane Ascension #1)
Sufficiently Advanced Magic (Arcane Ascension...
The War of Undoing (Kyland Falls #1)
The War of Undoing (Kyland...
Devil's Night Dawning (Broken Stone Chronicle #1)
Devil's Night Dawning (Broken Stone...
Pilgrimage to Skara
Pilgrimage to Skara

Guest Reviews

Blackwing (Ravens' Mark #1)

Blackwing (Ravens' Mark #1)

First thing's first, I want to thank the publisher for sending me a copy of Blackwing and Ed McDonal...

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The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter (The Riyria Chronicles, #4)

The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter (The Riyria Chronicles, #4)

     The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter is an ideal starting point into Sullivan's world.
...

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The Brothers Jetstream: Leviathan

The Brothers Jetstream: Leviathan

SPFBO read #5 of 5.
 
I don't really know where to start with this review, other than ...

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Paradox Bound

Paradox Bound

First off, I would like to thank the great people over at Crown for the early copy of Paradox Bound ...

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A Star-Reckoner's Lot (A Star-Reckoner's Legacy #1)

A Star-Reckoner's Lot (A Star-Reckoner's Legacy #1)

SPFBO read #4 out of 5. 
Began as a Kickstarter project a couple of years ago and now has a w...

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Blackwing (Ravens' Mark #1)
Blackwing (Ravens' Mark #1)
The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter (The Riyria Chronicles, #4)
The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter...
The Brothers Jetstream: Leviathan
The Brothers Jetstream: Leviathan
Paradox Bound
Paradox Bound
A Star-Reckoner's Lot (A Star-Reckoner's Legacy #1)
A Star-Reckoner's Lot (A Star-Reckoner's...

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