Category Archives: Random House

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

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Lady Salvatore tests the theory that the
beach read thriller Bittersweet is a contender
to be as great as Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.

 

“While intriguing, Bittersweet doesn’t quite pack the punch of The Secret History,” Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields

 

Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the first in the Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion series.

“This was an amazing novel that had all the classical feel of the original movie and its immediate sequel.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Crucible by Troy Denning – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the latest Star Wars novel, from long-time Star Wars scribe Troy Denning.

“One of the most exciting and fun novels about the Star Wars ‘Trinity’ of Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa that I’ve read in a long time. An absolute must read.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Dawn of the Jedi: Into The Void by Tim Lebbon – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the latest Star Wars novel from Del Rey, set in the old, old era known as the Dawn of the Jedi.

“A flawed but entertaining look at the Jedi in their infancy that also promises to be quite fun overall.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the first book of the Dragonlance Chronicles trilogy.

“One of the classics of tie-in fantasy fiction, this book is still as enjoyable today as it was when I first read it more than a decade ago.” ~The Founding Fields

Random House Double – A Conspiracy of Alchemists and The Hammer of Angels [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews two more upcoming novels by Del Rey/Random House, the steampunk adventure A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz and the spy thriller The Hammer of Angels by G.T. Almasi, the second of his Shadowstorm series.

On A Conspiracy of Alchemists:A truly fantastic steampunk debut, A Conspiracy of Alchemists is one of the most engaging novels I’ve read in recent weeks.” ~The Founding Fields

On The Hammer of Angels: “Not exactly as good as his debut, Almasi still tells a masterful story about identity, revenge and family against the backdrop of a Cold War-era styled world.” ~The Founding Fields

Random House Double – Kept and The Bloodfire Quest [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews two of the latest novels from Random House/Del Rey – the second Coveted novel Kept by Shawntelle Madison and the second Dark Legacy of Shannara novel The Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks.

On Kept: “A thoroughly engaging and flawed novel that failed on a very interesting premise.” ~The Founding Fields

On The Bloodfire Quest: “Mostly a rehash of The Elfstones of Shannara, the new novel has occasional flashes of brilliance but little else.” ~The Founding Fields