Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez

I suppose today's as good a day as any to review a couple of brutal fantasy novels. One is an historical fantasy that really didn't shy away from anything. The other felt like it upped the ante, jumping into a brutal, painful, unforgiving story right away. Babel by R.F. Kuang Title: Babel | Author: R.F. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 24, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 24, 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

Book Review: The Book of Gothel by Mary McMyne

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Title: The Book of Gothel Author: Mary McMyne Publisher: Redhook Publication date: July 26, 2022 Genre: Historical Fantasy One Sentence Summary: This is the untold story of Mother Gothel, the witch who locked Rapunzel in the tower. Overall The Book of Gothel presents a possible backstory for Rapunzel's Mother Gothel. Here, Haelewise tells her own story, … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Gothel by Mary McMyne

Book Review: A Swift and Savage Tide by Chloe Neill

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Title: A Swift and Savage Tide (Captain Kit Brightling #2) Author: Chloe Neill Publisher: Berkley Publication date: November 30, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: With Gerard Rousseau escaped from his island prison, Kit Brightling's mission is to find his ship, but she ends up encountering much more than she expected. Overall A Swift and Savage … Continue reading Book Review: A Swift and Savage Tide by Chloe Neill

Book Review: Fate Accompli by Keith R. Fentonmiller

Title: Fate Accompli (The Water Nymph Gospels #1) Author: Keith R. Fentonmiller Publisher: Ellysian Press Publication date: May 18, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fantasy One Sentence Summary: The Petasos men are fated to make hats and the Lux women are fated to be hunted down by a mortal possessed by Apollo to be raped every generation, but Andolosia Petasos and Carlotta … Continue reading Book Review: Fate Accompli by Keith R. Fentonmiller

Book Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

Book review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

Title: The Harp of Kings Author: Juliet Marillier Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group - Ace Publication date: September 3, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Liobhan, Brocc, and Dau are trainees hoping to join the ranks of the Swan Island warriors. When they're, surprisingly, chosen to go on a mission, they learn it's because of the unique skills they possess, but hope to … Continue reading Book Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

Book Review: Oracle’s War by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Title: Oracle's War Author: David Hair and Cath Mayo Publisher: Can help Publication date: April 29, 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Greek mythology Summary: In the second book of the Olympus Series, Odysseus, one of Athena's champions, finds himself caught between conflicting prophecies. What was supposed to be the happy wedding day of his sister to her beloved turns … Continue reading Book Review: Oracle’s War by David Hair and Cath Mayo