Might Be Mad

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Review: Faithless

Author: Graham Austin-King Pages: 396 Written whilst: drinking San Miguel and listening to Greetings from Asbury Park ( Have you ever been handed a book, with zero knowledge of whats inside, having never heard of the author or no idea... Continue Reading →


Review: Aurora

Do you ever read a book and marvel at how well its written, how well its researched and just how eloquently the story works? But then absolutely hate the characters? I so want to love Aurora, I really do... But... Continue Reading →

I’m Back Baby!

After a fair time out from blogging I'm finally back. After an incident left me half deaf and with severe light sensitivity, forcing me to wear sunglasses at all times (it was a great look). I can finally look at... Continue Reading →

Magic, Pick a Book, Any Book

Fantasy and magic are pretty much synonyms of one another. Whenever someone who hasn't touched a fantasy novel ever says, "Oh you're into fantasy are you? What with all the magic and fairies?" Usually said with a smirk. But Magic... Continue Reading →

Review: The Name of the Wind

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is one of the modern classics, a true masterpiece in storytelling, prose and characterisation. Rothfuss has made a name for himself online as a D&D player and general nice guy. The blurb... Continue Reading →

Review: Tropic of Serpents

The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan, the second book in the Memoirs of Lady Trent series is another brilliant book. Possible spoilers for a Natural History of Dragons Two reviews in one night? What is this madness? It's in... Continue Reading →

Review: Red Sea’s Under Red Skies

Red Sea's Under Red Skies (RSURS) by Scott Lynch, the second book in the Gentleman Bastards Sequence. Spoiler warning for Lies of Locke Lamora¬† The story of Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen continues in the city of Tal Verrar, a... Continue Reading →

Review: Promise of Blood

Whilst I type this I'm listening to Lies of Locke Lamora, the first book I reviewed on this site I believe, I absolutely love it. The book I'll be reviewing today, Promise of Blood, is another book that I love.... Continue Reading →

The Best Maps in Fantasy Novels, Plus Inkarnate

So something that pops up in fantasy novels fairly regularly are maps, Middle Earth, Westeros, Adro, the Banished Land, etc, personally maps are a big selling point for me. The first thing I do, even before reading the blurb or... Continue Reading →

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