Category Archives: Fantasy

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

When you are in the hands of a master story teller you can feel it! You are able to relax into the story and trust that the author will guide you through even the most fantastical of  tales. Arden is … Continue reading

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Slade House by David Mitchell

This is one of the most interesting haunted house books I have ever read! Not that I really go out of my way to read haunted house books but I have read a few in my day, beginning with Nancy … Continue reading

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The Song of Albion Series by Stephen R. Lawhead

A parallel universe to our own, a mistaken intrusion from our world to theirs and the unintended consequences that ensue. That in a nutshell is the premise of Lawhead’s Song of Albion series, but that hardly tells you how full … Continue reading

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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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