The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter – A Book Review

  Blurb: The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for generations. The lucky ones are born gifted: some have the power to call down dragons, others can be magically transformed into bigger, stronger, faster killing machines. Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war. Tau Tafari wants more…… Continue reading The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter – A Book Review

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer, is trapped in a twisted and broken body – not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers. Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar is living a…… Continue reading The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction – but assassins are getting closer to her door.  Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is…… Continue reading The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon – An Audiobook Review

The Kingmaker Contest by Troy Clem – A Book Review

Blurb: Theo’s empathic power lays untapped, but she knows of his abilities. Is she god or something worse? The only thing that’s certain: the rage and terror warring inside Theo can obliterate the Drasque Empire—if war doesn’t first. Theo couldn’t imagine the consequences when he stowed away. His freedom from Losik wasn’t worth war, but he didn’t know magical forces were…… Continue reading The Kingmaker Contest by Troy Clem – A Book Review

The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons – A Book Review

Blurb: When destiny calls, there’s no fighting back . . . As a bard’s apprentice, Kihrin grew up with tales of legendary deeds. He also steals, desperate to buy a way out of Quur’s slums. Then he raids the wrong house, he’s marked by a demon and life will never be the same again. Kihrin’s…… Continue reading The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons – A Book Review

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark – A Book Review

Blurb:  They’ve finally looked at the graveyard of our Empire with open eyes. They’re fools and madmen and like the art of war. And their children go hungry while we piss gold and jewels into the dust. In the richest empire the world has ever known, the city of Sorlost has always stood, eternal and…… Continue reading The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark – A Book Review

Ravencry by Ed McDonald – An Audio Book Review {My 100th Post}

I don’t really go in for post celebrations, so this is as celebratory as I am likely to get. But I am genuinely shocked that I have managed to keep going for 100 posts what with how busy my working life often gets. And, I’m happy to say, I am feeling far hungrier as far…… Continue reading Ravencry by Ed McDonald – An Audio Book Review {My 100th Post}