The Forever King (The Scalussen Chronicles #1) by Ben Galley - Book Review 25, Apr

The Forever King is a classic epic fantasy chock full of monsters, magic, and big, bad ass battles.

The Iron Crown (Dragon Spirits #1) by L.L. MacRae - SPFBO 7 Finalist Book Review 23, Apr

SPFBO7 Finalist Review

When Fenn awakens with no memory of anything beyond his name, it sets him on a path of discovery. With the aid of the allies he makes along the way, Fenn begins to learn, not only some fragments of his past, but of the role he may have to play in his world’s future. 

Norylska Groans by Michael R. Fletcher & Clayton W. Snyder - SPFBO 7 Finalist Book Review 27, Apr

Norylska is a city struggling under a number of oppressions. There is the near-permanent winter, the poverty and totalitarian government left in place after a recent war, and the depredations of the various criminal gangs determined to carve Norylska up between them, with Katyushka Leonova and Genndy Antonov caught in the middle.