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Reivew: A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab

I don’t typically write reviews for anything less than a full book, but I kept seeing this one around and I was intrigued. NetGalley only had an excerpt available for review so here we are. The excerpt was roughly the first ~150 pages of the book, so that’s what I’ll be basing my opinions here…

Review: Thieftaker by D.B. Jackson

Thieftaker is the debut novel from pseudonymous author D.B. Jackson. It is the first in a series called the Thieftaker Chronicles. It was published July 3rd from Tor Books. The Blurb Boston, 1767: In D.B. Jackson’s Thieftaker, revolution is brewing as the British Crown imposes increasingly onerous taxes on the colonies, and intrigue swirls around firebrands like…

Review: The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

  The Wise Man’s Fear The Kingkiller Chronicle #2 Written: Patrick Rothfuss Published: March 1, 2011 Publisher: DAW ISBN: 0756404738 Obtained via: Purchase Blurb: For nearly four years, fantasy and science fiction enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting this second volume to Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles. The first volume, The Name of the Wind, won the…

Review & Giveaway: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms The Inheritance Trilogy #1 Written: N.K. Jemisin Published: February 25, 2010 Publisher: Orbit ISBN: 0316043915 Obtained via: Gift from a friend Blurb: Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her…

Meet Tor’s New Bouncing Baby Twins

Like Fantasy? Like Steampunk? Then I have some good news for you. Tor.com has announced the creation of two “satellite sites” exclusively for sharing some of the best content found around the ‘net in the fantasy and steampunk genres. Basically, these are Facebook “fan” pages and accompanying Twitter streams. Would you care to meet these…

Review: The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

There is so much to address about The Black Prism. We have a very ambitious new fantasy world, a unique and fairly complicated magic system, an interesting political set-up, and some pretty ambiguous characters. The Black Prism [is] a spicy recipe for a series that I will definitely be lining up to finish.

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