Under Fortunate Stars – Review

Author – Ren Hutchings Pages – 480 Publishing Information – Rebellion, 10th May 2022 The One Sentence Review A superb sci-fi debut with a heart warming and imaginative story that makes you fall in love with the characters and immerse yourself in their world. The Blurb Two Ships. One Chance To Save The Future. FleeingContinue reading “Under Fortunate Stars – Review”

The Junction – Review

Author – Norm Konyu Pages – 176 Publishing Information – Titan Comics, 12th April 2022. Graphic Novel | Fantasy, Mystery The Blurb When a missing child, Lucas Jones, reappears on his Uncle’s doorstep in his hometown of Medford after an absence of 12 years, the brief moment of joy is clouded by mystery. Where hasContinue reading “The Junction – Review”

An Interview with Zamil Akhtar

Hi folks! I’m really happy to share with you my interview with Zamil Akhtar. Zamil is the author of SPFBO 7 Semi-Finalist Gunmetal Gods, and has two other books out in the same series; Conqueror’s Blood and the novella Death Rider. When Zamil was fourteen, he moved from the dry, dune-spotted Arabian peninsula to theContinue reading “An Interview with Zamil Akhtar”

The Kaiju Preservation Society – Review

The One Sentence Review An entertaining and exciting adventure that really benefits from focusing on the fun factor. Author – John Scalzi Pages – 272 Publishing Information – March 17th 2022, Tor Books The Blurb The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi’s first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling InterdependencyContinue reading “The Kaiju Preservation Society – Review”

A Touch of Light – Review

A thoroughly enjoyable and captivating debut that presents three equally exciting narratives in a dark but beautifully imagined world. Author – Thiago Abdalla Pages – 481 Publishing Information – Self Published, 1st March 2022 Thankyou to Escapist Book Tours and the author Thiago Abdalla for the opportunity to read this work in exchange for anContinue reading “A Touch of Light – Review”

Gunmetal Gods – Review

Zamil Akhtar’s dark and brutal Middle Eastern fantasy excites, horrifies and captivates in equal measure; a real triumph. Author – Zamil Akhtar Pages – 475 Publishing Information – Self Published Gunmetal Gods initially intrigued me with its striking cover art, and I looked into the author’s work. I signed up to his newsletter and downloadedContinue reading “Gunmetal Gods – Review”

Stars and Bones – Review

Stars and Bones is a creative introduction to Gareth Powell’s new series, in which he presents big ideas, dark themes and a good dose of imagination. Author – Gareth L. Powell Pages – 400 Publishing Information – Titan Books, 1st March 2022 After reading Gareth Powell’s Embers of War trilogy, I was really excited toContinue reading “Stars and Bones – Review”

A Fantasy Blogger’s Guide to the Trees of Europe

How often have you read a book that mentions a specific species of tree, or even a whole forest, and you breeze on past, vaguely picturing a bit of greenery as you go? Maybe some of you have done so from time to time. As it happens though, trees and the natural environment can giveContinue reading “A Fantasy Blogger’s Guide to the Trees of Europe”

The Children of Gods and Fighting Men – Cover Reveal

Hi everyone! I have a new cover reveal today, and I’m genuinely excited and honoured to be sharing it with you. The book cover belongs to The Children of Gods and Fighting Men by Shauna Lawless. Those familiar with my Norsevember event may have read Shauna’s excellent post on the Vikings in Ireland, in whichContinue reading “The Children of Gods and Fighting Men – Cover Reveal”

To binge read or not to binge read?

Recently I’ve seen a lot of people talking about binge-reading a book series. I’m no stranger to the binge. I binge-watched Vikings, Spartacus, Stranger Things, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones & (secretly, over the top of a book) Glee. I’ve watched the extended edition of the Lord of the Rings trilogy back to back (11.4Continue reading “To binge read or not to binge read?”