“‘Books, she has found, are a way to live a thousand lives—or to find strength in a very long one.’”
“The entire Scholomance series is a master work of storytelling, filled with memorable characters, an original world, complex personal politics, difficult choices with real consequences, an
“Butcher manages to create relatable, believable characters with real flaws, real needs and wants, fleshing them out with tongue-in-cheek humor.”
“Rust in the Root is an absolute delight of a book, with thick worldbuilding, a complex magic system, discussions of race, power, gender, and sexuality—all wrapped
“This is a fairly engaging work of fiction, if not terribly layered or complex.”
“Kingfisher has a singular talent for balancing frightening details with humor and characters who will immediately find a home in readers’ hearts.
The Discord of Gods is the explosive conclusion to Jenn Lyons’ five-book, million-word fantasy epic series A Chorus of Dragons that began in 2019 with The Ruin of Kings.
“All in all, Sanderson has given the reader another home run, a wildly inventive, fast-paced romp that proves, once again, he is the leader in modern fantasy.”
In this genderbending and queer retelling of Sleeping Beauty, treasure hunter Fi finds herself tasked with saving the cursed prince Briar Rose.
“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.
“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”
“A novel that is disturbing as well as heartwrenching with its look at the possible fate of mankind.”
“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.
“The Witch’s Heart is gripping, evocative, and alternatingly joyful and heart-breaking. Gornichec’s prose is lyrical and fierce, just like her protagonists.”
“A gender-flip version of Faust, and also a haunting love story that will linger.”
“When a dangerous trick goes awry one evening and threatens to kill her, Thalia unexpectedly shape-shifts.
“The plot is unexceptional, but it is an easy, fun enough story to divert the reader for a few hours.”
T. J. Klune’s latest title could be the lovechild of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) and a Nora Roberts’ second chances, found family romance.
“an exciting tapestry of love, loss, bittersweet melancholy, and adrenalin pumping action.”
“The story is great fun, full of biting (no pun intended) satire, sharp irony, and witty one-liners, with a well-written storyline that calls for an Action Hero, such as ‘Bruce Willis in a
“As all good stories do, The Starless Sea immerses the reader in romance and adventure before finally arriving at a heart-warming, enchanting ending . . .”
“Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”
Monster Hunters Unite!
“A good book for knight versus dragon diehards but perhaps not as much for fantasy readers looking to be transported to worlds not seen before.”
“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”
“The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”