Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gilead’s Blood by Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent – Review [Lord of the Night]

Beautiful. One of the best covers for BL that I have seen, especially when matched with it's partner.

Lord of the Night reviews the darkly tragic Gilead’s Blood by Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent.

“Classic dark fantasy! For those who like their heroes with a dark side and plenty of evil environments and bitter moments of tragedy then Gilead’s Blood is a novel not to be missed.” – The Founding Fields

Quintessence by David Walton – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings writes a review for Quintessence, a fast paced alternate history novel published by Tor Books, and written by David Walton.

“A thrilling but flawed ride through an alternate Age of Exploration.” ~The Founding Fields

Deathwatch by Steve Parker – Review [Lord of the Night]

A very nice rendition of team-leader Lysandro Karras. Perhaps next time we can get all of Talon Squad together.

Lord of the Night reviews the marvelous Deathwatch by Steve Parker.

“A Space Marine novel like no other. Deathwatch will have you hooked on it’s memorable characters, it’s eerie atmosphere and beginning to a story that you’ll be dying to read the rest of by novel’s end.” - The Founding Fields

Superman: Birthright by Mark Waid – Graphic Novel Review [Shadowhawk]

Superman Birthright

Shadowhawk reviews Mark Waid’s 2003 ground-breaking origin story of the Man of Steel.

“A fascinating story about relationships, consequences, and identity that also helps to establish Superman as more than an American hero.” ~The Founding Fields

The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

The Lives of Tao

Bane of Kings writes an Advance Review of The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu, a debut novel published by Angry Robot.

“An awesome, fun read allows for another strong debut of 2013.” ~The Founding Fields

Shotguns & Sorcery Double – Bad Times and End Times In Dragon City [Shadowhawk]

Shotguns & Sorcery 02 - Bad Times In Dragon City

Shadowhawk reviews the second and third books of the Shotguns & Sorcery trilogy from Matt Forbeck’s 12-for-12 project.

“This is when my inner fanboy comes out all giddy with excitement, because my favourite author has written two more kick-ass awesome novels.. This must be how Brandon Sanderson die-hard fans must feel.” ~The Founding Fields

Harry Potter and the Philosophers/Sorcerers Stone by JK Rowling- Review [djinn24]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Larry reviews what is already a literary classic, the first of the Harry Potter series, The Philosophers/Sorcerers Stone was published on 26 June 1997 by Bloomsbury in London. In 1998 Scholastic Corporation published an edition for the United States market under the title Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Harry Potter, a series not even old enough to drink is a classic to be loved for many generations.

Nathaniel Cade: Red White and Blood by Christopher Farnsworth – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Red, White and Blood

Bane of Kings reviews the third adventure in Christopher Farnsworth’s gripping Nathaniel Cade series, Red White and Blood, published by Hodder in the UK.

“A thrilling ride that proves Farnsworth is a very awesome writer. For those of you who are not on board with this series yet, all you need to know is that a Political Thriller with added vampires and other supernatural creatures make this book one hell of a read.” ~The Founding Fields

Top 20 Comics You Should Be Looking Out For On Wednesday 17 April 2013

Cable and the X-Force #7

Continuing last week’s post, Bane of Kings takes another look at the Top 20 comics that you should be looking out for today, from various publishers.

The Education of PFC Shane by Robert Brooks – Short Story Review [Eroldren]

The Education of PFC Shane - Mr. Jack

Eroldren continues his spotlight review over Blizzard’s Heart of the Swarm short story series.

“Unravels a fascinating yet twisted, dubious account into the mind of the Dominion’s scum and the Swarm’s will. One of Blizzard’s best short stories so far out yet.” – The Founding Fields

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