Category Archives: Fantasy

The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

My name is Kvothe. ¬†I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from … Continue reading

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Half a King and Half the World (The Shattered Sea Series) by Joe Abercrombie

I have been looking for a new fantasy series to fill the time until George R.R. Martin finally finally gets around to releasing the next book in the Game of Thrones series. It is amazing how difficult this has been! … Continue reading

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The Liveship Traders Trilogy by Robin Hobb

After reading the new FitzChivilary Farseer novels which I enjoyed tremendously, I decided to read more of Hobb and picked up a new trilogy set in the same world as the Farseer novels. These books (Ship of Magic, Mad Ship, … Continue reading

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Lamentation (The Psalms of Isaak) by Ken Scholes

I have been wanting a good fantasy series to read after Fool’s Assassin Fools Quest by Robin Hobbs (which I totally snarfed and enjoyed.) But let’s be real here, all you fantasy fiction lovers out there know that I am … Continue reading

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Fool’s Assassin and Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb

Many years ago I read Hobb’s Assassin’s Apprentice¬†and was introduced to FitzChivalry Farseer and the Fool. I fell in love with the characters and the world that Hobbs had created. I read the two other books in the trilogy but … Continue reading

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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

David Mitchell is a fascinating writer. Everytime he publishes a book it creates a big splash, and that is not just hype or good marketing. His books live up to all their acclaim by defying genres, containing well developed, compelling … Continue reading

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The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

Our narrator is a repulsive man. A self obsessed pornagrapher and drug user, he is driving on a lonely stretch of wilderness road with an open bottle of bourbon in his lap. As he reaches for it the bottle it … Continue reading

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