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Review: Black Sun Light My Way, Jo Spurrier

Black Sun Light My Way (Goodreads) Author:  Jo Spurrier (website) Rating: Sierra has always battled to control her powers, but now her life and Isidro′s depend on keeping her skills hidden from the Akharians as they draw closer to Demon′s Spire. In the relics left by Ricalan′s last great mage, Isidro hopes to find the knowledge […]

Review: Aurora: Darwin, Amanda Bridgeman

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Aurora: Darwin (Goodreads) Author:  Amanda Bridgeman (website) Follow @AmandaBridgema1 Rating: When a distress signal is received from a black-ops space station on the edge […]

Review: Long Lost Song, Stephen C Ormsby

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Long Lost Song (Goodreads) Author:  Stephen C Ormsby (website) Follow @IdeasCaptured Rating: A virus is decimating America today and Michael Decker is the culprit. […]

Review: Soul of Kandrith, Nicole Luiken

Title: Soul of Kandrith (Goodreads) Author:   Nicole Luiken (@NicoleLuiken) Rating: Lance is a healer and wielder of slave magic, a power that demands sacrifice. He gave up his health to gain the ability to heal others, but he’s powerless to cure his beloved Sara, who sacrificed her soul to save Lance and all of Kandrith. Returning her […]

Review: A Storm of Swords, George RR Martin

Title: A Storm of Swords (Goodreads) Author:  George R.R. Martin (website) Rating: Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven […]

Review: The Wild Girl, Kate Forsyth

Title: The Wild Girl (Goodreads) Author:  Kate Forsyth (website) Rating: Dortchen Wild fell in love with Wilhelm Grimm the first time she saw him. Growing up in the small German kingdom of Hessen-Cassel in early Nineteenth century, Dortchen Wild is irresistibly drawn to the boy next door, the young and handsome fairy tale scholar Wilhelm Grimm.  It […]

Review: The Serpent Sea, Martha Wells

Title: The Serpent Sea (Goodreads) Author:  Martha Wells (website) Rating: Moon, once a solitary wanderer, has become consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. Together, they travel with their people on a pair of flying ships in hopes of finding a new home for their colony. Moon finally feels like he’s found a tribe […]

Review: Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth

Title: Bitter Greens (Goodreads) Author:  Kate Forsyth (website) Rating: Charlotte-Rose de la Force has been banished from court by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a series of scandalous love affairs. She is comforted by an old nun, Sœur Seraphina, who tells her the tale of a young girl who, a hundred years earlier, is sold by […]

Review: The Water Witch, Carol Goodman

Title: Water Witch (Goodreads) Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: “You have only to call my name to bring me back”, he whispered, his breath hot in my ear. “You have only to love me to make me human”. Callie McFay is the guardian of the last gateway between the world of Faerie and […]

Review: Besieged, Rowena Cory Daniells

Title: Besieged (Goodreads) Author:  Rowena Cory Daniells (website) (twitter) Rating: Sorne, the estranged son of a King on the verge of madness, is being raised as a weapon to wield against the mystical Wyrds. Half a continent away, his father is planning to lay siege to the Celestial City, the home of the T En, whose wyrd […]
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