Book Reviews


Want to know which books make me feel all warm and fuzzy? Here’s some of the reviews I’ve written for my favourites!

Amy Rose Davis, Ravenmarked‘ (Taurin Chronicles #1)

Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice‘ (Imperial Radch #1)

Ben Aaronovitch, Rivers of London‘ (Peter Grant #1)

Benedict Patrick, They Mostly Come Out at Night‘ (Yarnsworld #1)

Brian O’Sullivan, Fionn: Defence of Ráth Bládhma‘ (Fionn mac Cumhaill #1)

Daniel Abraham, The Dragon’s Path‘ (Dagger & Coin #1)
Daniel Abraham, The King’s Blood‘ (Dagger & Coin #2)
Daniel Abraham, The Tyrant’s Law‘ (Dagger & Coin #3)
Daniel Abraham, The Widow’s House‘ (Dagger & Coin #4)
Daniel Abraham, The Spider’s War‘ (Dagger & Coin #5)

Daniel Polansky, Those Above‘ (Empty Throne #1)

Daniel Potter, Off Leash‘ (Freelance Familiars #1)

Dyrk Ashton, Paternus‘ (Paternus #1)

Frank Herbert, Dune‘ (Dune #1)

Garth Nix, Sabriel‘ (Old Kingdom #1)

Glen Cook, The Black Company‘ (Black Company #1)

Ian C. Esslemont, Night of Knives‘ (Malazan Empire #1)

Janny Wurts & Raymond E. Feist, Daughter of the Empire‘ (Empire #1)

Jeff Salyards, ‘Scourge of the Betrayer‘ (Bloodsounder’s Arc #1)
Jeff Salyards, ‘Veil of the Deserters‘ (Bloodsounder’s Arc #2)
Jeff Salyards, Chains of the Heretic‘ (Bloodsounder’s Arc #3)

Jen Williams, The Copper Promise‘ (Copper Cat #1)

Joe Abercrombie, ‘Best Served Cold‘ (First Law #4/Great Leveller #1)

Joe Abercrombie, Half a War‘ (Shattered Sea #3)

John Gwynne, Ruin‘ (The Faithful & the Fallen #3)
John Gwynne, Wrath‘ (The Faithful & the Fallen #4)

Jonathan French, The Grey Bastards

K.A. Krantz, Larcout‘ (Fire Born, Blood Blessed #1)

Lavie Tidhar, The Violent Century

Marc Turner, When the Heavens Fall‘ (Chronicle of the Exile #1)
Marc Turner, Dragon Hunters‘ (Chronicle of the Exile #2)
Marc Turner, Red Tide‘ (Chronicle of the Exile #3)

Marie Brennan, A Natural History of Dragons‘ (Memoirs of Lady Trent #1)

Mark Lawrence, Prince of Thorns‘ (Broken Empire #1)

Mark Lawrence, Prince of Fools‘ (Red Queen’s War #1)
Mark Lawrence, The Liar’s Key‘ (Red Queen’s War #2)
Mark Lawrence, The Wheel of Osheim‘ (Red Queen’s War #3)

Max Gladstone, Three Parts Dead‘ (Craft Sequence #1)

Michael R. Fletcher, Beyond Redemption‘ (Manifest Delusions #1)

Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things‘ (Kingkiller Chronicles #2.5)

Richard Ford, Herald of the Storm‘ (Steelhaven #1)

Robin Hobb, Assassin’s Apprentice‘ (Farseer #1)

Ruth Nestvold,Yseult‘ (Pendragon Chronicles #1)

Sebastien de Castell, Traitor’s Blade‘ (Greatcoats #1)

Steven Erikson, Gardens of the Moon‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #1)
Steven Erikson, Deadhouse Gates‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #2)
Steven Erikson, Memories of Ice‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #3)
Steven Erikson, House of Chains‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #4)
Steven Erikson, Midnight Tides‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #5)
Steven Erikson, The Bonehunters‘ (Malazan Book of the Fallen #6)

Steven Kelliher, Valley of Embers‘ (Landkist #1)

Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Teresa Frohock, Los Nefilim‘ (Los Nefilim #1-3)
Teresa Frohock, Miserere: An Autumn Tale

Terry Pratchett, Hogfather‘ (Discworld #20)

V.E. Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic‘ (Shades of Magic #1)