Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Title: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Series: Harry Potter #1. Writer(s): J.K. Rowling. Publisher: Bloomsbury. Format: Paperback. Release Date: June 30th, 2000 (first published June 26th, 1997). Pages: 223. Genre(s): Fantasy, Young Adult. ISBN13:  9781551923987. My Overall Rating: ★★★★☆. By the end of this story, you will pray to receive an acceptance letter to Hogwarts, to belong … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

Title: The Blinding Knife. Series: Lightbringer #2. Writer(s): Brent Weeks. Publisher: Orbit. Format: Paperback. Release Date: August 27th 2013 (first published September 1st 2012). Pages: 704. Genre(s): Fantasy. ISBN13:  9780316068147. My Overall Rating: ★★★★★. Previously in the Lightbringer series: The Black Prism by Brent Weeks. Sometimes, when you have an idea, you try and explore it to its fullest. You try and flesh … Continue reading The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton

Title: Dragonslayer. Series: Dragonslayer #1. Writer(s): Duncan M. Hamilton. Publisher: Tor Books. Format: Advance Review Copy. Release Date: July 2nd 2019. Pages: 304. Genre(s): Fantasy. ISBN13:  9781250306722. My Overall Rating: ★★★★☆. Who doesn’t enjoy a good story featuring dragons? These giant flying puppies with flamethrowing abilities are beautiful gems meant to be cherished for their mere existence. However, killing these creatures … Continue reading Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton

The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston

Title: The Traitor God Series: No Author(s): Cameron Johnston Publisher: Angry Robot Format: Paperback Release Date: June 5th 2018 Pages: 432 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780857667793 My Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ Sometimes what you need is just an opportunity to decompress, to unsheathe your blades and to rid your foes of their guts with an unrestrained series of stabbing and slashing. … Continue reading The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston

Age of Assassins by R.J. Barker

Title: Age of Assassins  Series: The Wounded Kingdom #1 Author(s): R.J. Barker Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Original Release Date: August 1st 2017 Pages: 408 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780316466493 With R.J. Barker's debut novel, fantasy lovers tag along with Girton Club-Foot and his wise master assassin in their hunt of an assassin. This coming-of-age story blooms … Continue reading Age of Assassins by R.J. Barker

Seventh Decimate by Stephen R. Donaldson

Title: Seventh Decimate Series: The Great God's War #1 Stand-alone: Yes Author(s): Stephen R. Donaldson Publisher: Berkley Format: Hardcover Release Date: November 14th 2017 Pages: 320 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780399586132 Stephen R. Donaldson returns with a new trilogy that fails to break new grounds, but remains a typical and captivating adventure that will decide the fate … Continue reading Seventh Decimate by Stephen R. Donaldson

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

“The finest of pleasures are always the unexpected ones.” — Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus     Hold on to your hats, my friends, The Night Circus is coming to town and it has brought its magic along with it. I started this book without the slightest clue of what I was dipping my toe into. … Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Spell Fade by J. Daniel Layfield

“The subconscious is the root, the beginning of all wishes and desires, and it plays a strong role in a wizard’s power.” — J. Daniel Layfield, Spell Fade         It's easy to get lost in a fantasy novel. All it takes is an author able to reconstruct a believable but implausible universe. An author … Continue reading Spell Fade by J. Daniel Layfield