Andrew Meredith is a master of world building, painting a world with words that is truly beautiful and majestic. It has a life of its own, immersing the reader in a way that very few can. It is a book that will remain with you in all of the right ways. It is not just the world that will draw you in, as all of the characters are unique and individual as well. The paths that the characters walk are unique and woven together in a way that shows a master craftsman at work.
Obsidian: Awakening is a powerful tale, thoughtfully told. It has deep themes to explore through wonderfully complex and morally grey characters. It is a human tale of survival, an exploration of control of both the self and others. How far will people go to stay true to their duty and beliefs? How much can a person take before they break and become the monster they are fighting? These are some of the fascinating aspects explored in this truly mesmerizing tale. I cannot wait for the next book in this series.
Today I have the privilege of being a small part of revealing the new cover for Volume 2 of the new saga that everyone will be talking about. It is from the author of Thrice, an SPFBO 8 semi-finalist. The initial set of books were released as three separate novels in July of this year. It was recently released as a single novel on the first of November called Deathless Beast.
This is definitely a story that will fit for those who want a deep story with some moments of humor. It also shows that it possible to take traditional fantasy themes and tell them in a new and modern take that will keep a reader returning for more. The monsters within the pages are also creatures that will stick with you, maybe even haunting the dreams of the reader. This was a stellar debut novel and launches Kian Ardalan to the list of authors to watch!
Moon Deeds is an ambitious science-fantasy space opera, that follows twins Cassidy and Torr. With strong world-building and an intriguing magic system, the mix of dystopian science fiction and fantasy elements are blended together into a convincing narrative.
This is a futuristic tale of invasion that adds some of the really cool magic elements that I always like in a true epic fantasy. I really liked the world that was developed, with the tension between surviving and escaping. The emotions of the characters were real and the questions of what was happening definitely can hook a reader into wanting to know more. Make sure that you have your deed and claim a parcel of the moon to sit back and enjoy a good read of Sci-Fi magic adventure.
Welcome to my stop on the virtual book tour for The Trials of Ashmount. It is a dark and violent book.
If you haven’t read anything by Thiago Abdalla, you are missing out on a true talent. He has created a world that is brimming with hidden secrets and a story that will have you diving back into its pages to see what was missed. It has a cast of characters that will stick with you, whether good or bad, it is up to you as a reader to discover this awesome tale.
Wings of the Storm is one that will surprise a reader and take them on journey that they will not forget. They will want to find a treasured egg of their own and find out what trouble they could vanquish with a unique animal companion as the one that is in these pages. I encourage readers to do themselves on a favor and read the story of Vayo!
Dragon Mage is a book that will appeal to anyone who loves classic epic fantasy. It is filled with adventure, emotion, friendship and magic, set in wondrously imagined world with majestic dragons, and characters you will fall in love with. It can also be read as a standalone, with the story coming to a satisfactory conclusion. But… there is so much scope for more. Aram’s journey has only just begun; I will definitely be going along for the next ride.
Rohan is the hero that we all want to be! This series continues to be something that is special and intriguing. I am fully invested into this series and this entry did not disappoint. It blew me away with every twist and turn, adding to a rich world in all of the right ways. This is a novel that will stick with a reader for days, making them ponder what the next adventure will be for Rohan and company. Rohan will continue to pull me along on his adventures and I look forward to them all!
This is a series and author that I will be keeping on my radar. Heist stories are some of my favorites, and this is one that I will put near the top. Full of not just the humor, but action and peril, as well as sadness at the appropriate times. This book should be talked about, as well as read and recommended. Sit down and let Ren steal your imagination as he sets out on an adventure he didn’t see coming.