“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.”
“‘Why am I here?’ he keeps asking, up until his inevitable execution at which point his keeper finally answers: No more questions.’
“VanderMeer is a master author, and this is a masterwork.”
“thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. Eoin Colfer’s specialty is magical realism, and it shines through this entire tale.”
“Dark, haunting, lyrical, and innovative, beautiful and heartfelt . . .”
“Walton has a knack for presenting unexpected and very human glimpses of both historical and fictional figures, and her delight with the city of Florence may inspire many to visit.”
“This book is quite entertaining. It is literally a page-turner and a very successful whodunnit.”
This is the second book of the series that started with Foundryside, one of the best fantasies of 2018.
Matt Ruff’s novels are an eclectic tour through contemporary speculative fiction and horror. Ruff has a real affinity for identifying crucial culture influences and shaping stories around them.
“Beyond the narrative wisecracks and ridiculously disastrous situations Colfer puts the characters through, what makes Highfire so successful is the author’s sharp, compelling craf
“In this entry in the series, the characters are at their most human, touching as it does on that one condition every person secretly fears, the loss of self.”
"‘Books have songs, songs have stories, and then there are humans at the heart of the jumbled mess.’"
“What makes Ninth House authentic is Bardugo's ability to mix the supernatural with everyday humanity and make it seem perfectly normal.”
“The long-awaited third novel of the Relic series is here.
“Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”
Monster Hunters Unite!
“The end result is that Johnston delivers a kick-in-the nuts, edgy, and dark book that excites on every level.”
“The scope of Camp’s mythological knowledge continues to be impressive, even as he builds a cosmos that is distinctly his own.”
“Titanshade satisfies well enough to make you start over at the beginning to see what you missed.”
“If this should happen to be the last novel in the series, the story couldn’t end in a better way.”
“filled with plenty of romance and laughter, rather than the expected blood and gore of a vampire tale.”
At first glance a retelling of Beowulf doesn't seem that original. There have been countless spin-offs in prose, poetry, and even a movie.
“. . . begins with a good premise that dissolves into a disappointment . . .”
“this story is full evidence that ghosties and ghoulies inhabit places other than the United States and Transylvania.”
“an enthralling account that stands out from the pack of environmental literature.”
“A powerful and thought-provoking story filled with the use of Native American legends and arcane magic.”