Tag Archives: Fantasy

Michael Swanwick – The Iron Dragon’s Mother (2019) Review

9/10 Swanwick produced us another sparkling, prickly novel. Finalist for the 2020 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, but nobody read it. Professional acclaim from peer authors isn’t the problem for Swanwick and he has an impressive list of awards … Continue reading

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Steven Erikson – Dust of Dreams (2009) Review

7.5/10 I was so blown away by Toll the Hounds (2008) that it is hard to grasp that there is still more storytelling to follow. But Toll the Hounds was only the penultimate chapter of this giant tale. Yes yes, … Continue reading

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Review: I Hate Fairyland (2015-’18) by Skottie Young

This comic is based on the idea that if Dorothy had been forced to stay in the fairyland of the Wizard of Oz, then after 27 years those characters would really have gotten on her nerves. I can’t blame her, … Continue reading

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Review: Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), by A.A. Milne

I was actually a bit confused at the start of this book. I thought it would be just the adventures of Pooh Bear, but the narrator thing in Winnie-the-Pooh is a complex situation. Which proves that I am still no … Continue reading

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Steven Erikson – Toll the Hounds (2008) Review

9.5/10 Slight spoilers for Memories of Ice. Never before has Erikson been this dreamy, this moody, in the Malazan Book of the Fallen. In this 8th book in the series, he is playful, but also adds an oppressive weight to … Continue reading

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Robert Jordan – The Eye of the World (1990) Review

6/10 With the TV show coming out, I finally, after 20 years of reading, buckled under the pressure and picked up The Eye of the World (1990). I knew a bit of what I could expect, notably the similarities between … Continue reading

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Andrzej Sapkowski – The Last Wish (1993) Review

Translated by Danusia Stok, 2007 7/10 When Andrzej Sapkowski penned his first Witcher stories in Polish in the early 1990s, I doubt that he foresaw that 30 years later, the series would be an internationally known phenomenon with computer games, … Continue reading

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Steven Erikson – Reaper’s Gale (2007) review

8.5/10 Reaper’s Gale (2007), sequel to both Midnight Tides (2005) and The Bonehunters (2006), has a bit of a frustrating structure, but sticks the landing. There, that’s my review. No, let’s dive into it. This entry in the series revolves … Continue reading

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My TBR List For 2022

2021 is almost over. Looking ahead at 2022, here are the books that are at the top of my list to read in the year to come. Finishing up series I made a vow to finish a bunch of series … Continue reading

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Review: Bone, by Jeff Smith

The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume Guys, I don’t know much about comics and graphic novels. But I bought this Complete Edition on a whim, good value for money, and it is a 1300+ page brick of a book … Continue reading

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