Review: Red Seas Under Red Skies, Scott Lynch

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Review: Red Seas Under Red Skies, Scott Lynch

Red Seas Under Red Skies (Goodreads) Author:  Scott Lynch (website) Follow @scottlynch78 Rating: Thief and con-man extraordinaire, Locke Lamora, and the ever lethal Jean Tannen have fled their home city and the wreckage of their lives. But they can’t run forever and when they stop they decide to head for the richest, and most difficult, target on […]

Review: Kinslayer, Jay Kristoff

Kinslayer (Goodreads) Author:  Jay Kristoff (website) Follow @misterkristoff Rating: A SHATTERED EMPIRE The mad Shōgun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation’s broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion simultaneously – by endorsing a new Shōgun who desires nothing more […]

Review and Giveaway: Stormdancer, Jay Kristoff

Title: Stormdancer (Goodreads) Author:  Jay Kristoff (@misterkristoff) Rating: Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father Masaru are sent to capture one for the Shogun, they fear that their lives are over. Everyone knows what happens to those who fail him, no matter how hopeless the task. But the mission proves far […]

An Interview with Jay Kristoff

This post is part of the Discover Australian Fantasy feature, running all July on The Oaken Bookcase. Please visit the Aussie Fantasy page to see all the reviews and articles for the feature and to enter the giveaway! As you may have gathered from yesterday’s guest Five for Friday, Stormdancer is the highly anticipated debut […]

Five For Friday: Get Excited For Stormdancer

 This Discover Australian Fantasy Five For Friday is brought to you by the amazing Rebecca of Reading Wishes. Make sure to come back tomorrow for an interview with the man himself, Jay Kristoff! 5 reasons to get excited for Stormdancer! 1. La Blurb I’m not a huge fantasy reader, the one’s I’ve read so far […]

Mini-Review: Aladdin and His Wonderfully Infernal Device, Tee Morris

Title: Aladdin and His Wonderfully Infernal Device (Goodreads) Author: Tee Morris (@TeeMonster) Rating: From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella to a legend from A Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  Aladdin is a street-wise thief that finds himself under the tutelage of a world-renown illusionist. He is escorted […]

Review: Aurorarama, Jean-Christophe Valtat

Title: Aurorarama (Goodreads) Author:  Jean-Christophe Valtat (@theValtat) Rating: 1908. New Venice–“the pearl of the Arctic”–a place of ice palaces and pneumatic tubes, of beautifully ornate carriage-sleds and elegant victorian garb, of long nights and vistas of ice. But as the city prepares for spring, it feels more like qaartsiluni–“the time when something is about to explode […]

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