Book Review: The Wolf of Oren-Yaro by K. S. Villoso

Title: The Wolf of Oren-Yaro Author: K. S. Villoso Publisher: Orbit Publication Date:  February 18, 2020 Genres: Fantasy Shelves: Female-fronted, Female-authored A challenging story about complex characters in a flawed society, The Wolf of Oren-Yaro is a book that takes a long time to get to a point where it offers us any answers, but it's a fascinating journey... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Broken Heavens by Kameron Hurley

Title: The Broken Heavens Author: Kameron Hurley Publisher: Angry Robot Publication Date: January 14, 2020 Genres: Epic Fantasy Shelves: Female-fronted, Female-authored If I had to describe The Broken Heavens in a single word, 'deceptive' would be it. This is a book that's deceptive in just about every way, and I can't think of a better way to end the epic... Continue Reading →

A Decade in Review

With 2020 on the horizon, everybody seems to be doing their own 'Best of the Decade' lists, and I thought it sounded like a great idea. Until, that is, I started the Herculean task of sorting through 10 years of reads, which works out to almost 800 books. Yikes! I started by trying to compile... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Title: Empire Ascendant Author: Kameron Hurley Publisher: Angry Robot Publication Date: October 6, 2015 Genres: Epic Fantasy Shelves: Female-fronted, Female-authored The Mirror Empire was a mind-blowing a read. It was an utterly amazing work of epic fantasy in which Kameron Hurley put her own spin on the idea of parallel worlds in a post-apocalyptic sort of portal fantasy, all while... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Siege of Stone by Terry Goodkind

Title: Siege of Stone Author:  Terry Goodkind Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date:  December 31, 2018 Genres: Epic Fantasy Shelves: Female-fronted With Heart of Black Ice, the fourth and final volume of Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, coming in January, I figured it was time to pick up the mass-market paperback and get caught up with the last... Continue Reading →

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