Reviews

Black Blade Blues by J.A. Pitts

Black Blade Blues is the first novel in a planned trilogy by new Tor author J.A. Pitts. This urban fantasy novel follows the exploits of Sarah Beauhall, a young blacksmith trying to get by in Seattle and struggling with how …

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New Spring by Robert Jordan

New Spring was first written in 1998 as a short story in the anthology Legends: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy, and later expanded into a short novel. Published in 2004, New Spring was intended to be the first novel of …

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The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

The Gods of Myth have been reduced from their power and turned into a shadow of their former selves. Living in exile among modern-day humans and being forced to rely on their technology, they live a stagnant life. Many have …

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Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis

Prince Caspian is the second book in The Chronicles of Narnia, and it is quite a different read from the first (as well as my personal favorite in the series). Narnia is not the same as it once was, and …

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The Hammer by K. J. Parker

Written by K. J. Parker, The Hammer is a standalone novel set on an island populated by a farming colony, a tribe of nomadic savages, and an exiled noble family, the Met’Ocs. An uneasy and unspoken arrangement exists among these …

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The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Princess Bride is a unique story because it treats the reader to two completely separate narratives: the story of Buttercup, a “classic tale of true love and high adventure,” and the story of young William Goldman’s father reading the …

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