Category Archives: Harper

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #1) by Erika Johansen – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

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Lady Salvatore finds an exciting start
to a brand new fantasy trilogy in
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

“Incredible world building and fantastic characters! What a book!” – Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields

The Shattered Sea #1: Half A King by Joe Abercrombie – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at Half a King, the first book in an epic The Shattered Sea trilogy, from popular adult fantasy author Joe Abercrombie. Half a King is his first young adult novel, and is published by Harper Voyager in the UK.

“An excellent novel that’s one of 2014’s best. Joe Abercrombie is one of fantasy’s strongest authors no matter the target audience, and Half a King is an incredible success that fans of both adult and young adult fiction alike will enjoy.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

The Red Queen’s War: Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Prince of Fools, the first novel in The Red Queen’s War Trilogy by Mark Lawrence, set in the same world but following different characters to his previous BrokenEmpire Trilogy. This is published by Harper Voyager in the UK – with an expected release date of June 5 – with the US release hitting June 3 through Ace.

“An excellent novel that should please fans of the Broken Empire Trilogy and newcomers to Mark Lawrence’s work alike. You really should check this out.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Dinotopia: First Flight by James Gurney – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius takes a look at the prequel establishing the series’ history, Dinotopia: First Flight by James Gurney.

“A step to far for the series, but an installment hardly without strengths.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the first novel in Robin Hobb’s Farseer Trilogy, published by Orbit Books.

“Some interesting moments, but largely a letdown. I wouldn’t be recommending this one any time soon.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Broken Empire Trilogy: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence, published by Harper Voyager, the concluding volume in the epic fantasy trilogy entitled the Broken Empire.

“A stunning conclusion to the Broken Empire Trilogy. Easily one of the best books of 2013 – and a book that’s well worth the wait.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Divergent by Veronica Roth – Audiobook Review [djinn24]

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Larry reviews the audio book of Divergent by Veronica Roth, Read by Emma Galvin published by Katherine Tegen Book on May 3rd, 2011, distributed by HyperCollins Publishing (print).

“Divergent takes on the Dystopian genre, from the point of view of yet another female lead.” – The Founding Fields
Publication Date: May 3, 2011

The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the first book of the Demon Cycle series.

“This book is an exercise in how simplicity can be a rewarding experience in a genre that is increasingly populated by highly complex and twisted characters and settings.” ~The Founding Fields

The Last Days of Krypton by Kevin J. Anderson – Audio Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the audiobook edition of Kevin J. Anderson’s novel about the fall of Superman’s world and its final moments.

“Emotionally super-charged, this is a story that is not to be missed.” ~The Founding Fields

The Grail Quest: 1356 by Bernard Cornwell – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings writes a review on the fourth novel (although it can be read as a standalone, like I did) in the Grail Quest series written by historical fiction supremo Bernard Cornwell, 1356, published by Harper Collins in the UK.

“A bloody, brilliant book that can be enjoyed by anyone. My favourite historical fiction author writes another strong entry in a great setting and delivers a great read that was one of my favourite novels of 2012.” ~The Founding Fields