The Pariah by Anthony Ryan (#1 The Covenant of Steel)

 “I am a pariah to be shunned by churl and noble alike. this land and his people have no use for me safe to earn an ugly death and and an unmarked grave fighting their wars” The Pariah by Anthony Ryan is the first book in the Covenant of Steel series. Having been left inContinue reading “The Pariah by Anthony Ryan (#1 The Covenant of Steel)”

The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft (#3 The Books of Babel) – Book Review

Continuing on from where The Arm of the Sphinx left off, having made acquaintances with the mysterious figure known as the Sphinx. The Sphinx has given Senlin, Iren Voleta, and Edith have been given individual tasks to complete. Firstly, Senlin is sent by the Sphinx to conduct an investigation in the ringdom called Pelphia. TheContinue reading “The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft (#3 The Books of Babel) – Book Review”

Flowers from the Sea by Zin E Rocklyn

Flowers of the Sea is the debut novel by Zin E. Rocklyn. It tells the story of a pregnant girl called Iraxi who along with survivors on a flooded kingdom are travelling on an ark. Having not seen land for many years, resources on the ark are now dwindling and monsters surround the boat. IraxiContinue reading “Flowers from the Sea by Zin E Rocklyn”

The Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft – Book Review

The Arm of the Sphinx continues on from where we left off in Senlin Ascends. Having managed to escape on the “Stone Cold” Airship and forced into piracy, Senlin has and his crew are finding it very difficult to get by on board the ship that they stole in order to save Senlin’s wife Marya.Continue reading “The Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft – Book Review”

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft (#1 The Books of Babel)

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft can go down as one of the best fantasy reads I have ever read. I am honestly lost for words at how phenomenal this book was and wish I had read it sooner! Josiah Bancroft has created a world and a character in Thomas Senlin that will linger in yourContinue reading “Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft (#1 The Books of Babel)”

Jade City by Fonda Lee – Book Review –

Jade City by Fonda Lee focuses on the Kaul family aka The No Peak Clan of Kekon. The Kaul’s have been tussling for control over Kekon for centuries. They face stiff competition from the Ayt family who live in the mountains. One thing that both of these groups have in common is their pursuit toContinue reading “Jade City by Fonda Lee – Book Review –”

The Broken God by Gareth Hanrahan (#3 The Black Iron Legacy)

Synopsis Amid the events of The Shadow Saint(#2), Carillon Thay aka Cari aka The Saint of Knives has left the city of Guerdon in the hopes to travelling the legendary land of Khebesh. Khebesh is a city famed for its mages and their luck of not being affected by Gods War. Khebesh holds the keyContinue reading “The Broken God by Gareth Hanrahan (#3 The Black Iron Legacy)”

The Jasmine Throne (#1 Burning Kingdoms Trilogy) by Tasha Suri

“We’re taking the Hirana. We’re taking its magic,” he said. “We’re taking Ahiranya.” Synopsis Although told from the multiple POV, the stories main focus is on the characters of Priya and Malini. On the surface Priya is a maidservant however she hides the fact that she is of Ahranya descent. Essentially the Ahranya held vastContinue reading “The Jasmine Throne (#1 Burning Kingdoms Trilogy) by Tasha Suri”

The Ikessar Falcon (#2 Chronicles of the Bitch Queen) by K.S. Villoso

The Ikessar Falcon continues straight after what happens in the first novel. Queen Talyien is still stuck in the territory of her enemies and is doing what ever possible to be reunited with her son Thanh and bring her husband Rayyal back with her. However, being a magnet to issues is something that Tali mustContinue reading “The Ikessar Falcon (#2 Chronicles of the Bitch Queen) by K.S. Villoso”

Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa – Book Review

Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa is the first book in the Nameless Republic series. The novel takes inspiration from African culture and gives a fresh and exciting take on the fantasy genre. Some of my all-time favourite fantasy novels have been inspired by African culture. Books like Black Leopard Red Wolf, ChildrenContinue reading “Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa – Book Review”