Falling Through Stars
Looking over my book reviews from last year, I feel like I should probably stop saying things like “I don't normally enjoy YA,” because, apparently, that's just not true.
I'll keep saying I'm a grumpy old fart, though, because…
Book Review: Kingdom of Essence
This starts out as a fairly ordinary fantasy story, about Elitsa, who's a kind of bounty hunter, reclaiming magical relics from people who leased them to do a job and then failed to perform. Elitsa is at…
Broke, blacklisted, and keeping secrets—the deadly kind.
Name? Ana Calliope Holt. Occupation? Demon vermin hunter. Status in the human magic community? Rock bottom, basement level.
And for a half-angel, that’s quite a feat.
I don’t mind it—the less anyone pays me any attention, the better. Because if anyone…
Hello everyone and wow, do we have a treat for you! Today the Uncharted Library is taking part in a special book tour for Creation by Bjørn Larssen, book one of the new Why Odin Drinks series, a fantasy satire combined with Norse creation myths.
The last of a dying breed, a holy warrior must rise up against a growing darkness in Evelium.
The most unlikely of heroes, a lowly itinerant mercenary, Umhra the Peacebreaker is shunned by society for his mongrel half-Orc blood. Desperate to find work for himself and…
by L.L. MacRae
Fenn’s first and only memory is finding himself in the middle of a forest, face to face with a dragon spirit mocking him, all knowledge gone apart from his own name.
Lost and confused, his only hope for answers is Calidra—a woman living on…
by Krystle Matar
Originally featured on Self-Published Fantasy Month.
Follow the law and you’ll stay safe. But what if the law is wrong?
Tashué’s faith in the law is beginning to crack.
Three years ago, he stood by when the Authority condemned Jason to the brutality of the Rift…
Anthology by Angela Boord, Krystle Matar, Clayton W. Snyder, Luke Tarzian, and D.P. Woolliscroft. Foreword by Justine Bergman.
Everything ends. Some go peacefully. Others, less so. A starving thief. Lovers with an impossible choice. A broken-hearted soldier. Demons bound in flesh. A cat from hell. In…
The Keeper Chronicles
On the surface, The Keeper Chronicles may just be another fairly standard fantasy series. You've got elves and dwarves and dragons. There's a ton of magic and a little bit of romance. There are wise wizards and scheming…
A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking
In case the title doesn't provide enough of a hint, I want to be clear that this is a funny book. Probably the closest I've read to Pratchett without actually reading Pratchett. Yeah, it's that good…
The Gods of Men
I generally try to avoid reading book descriptions. More often than not, they turn me off from the book rather than attract me to it. Instead, I listen to recommendations and keep an eye out for what people…
One morning, while in the throes of a mild reading-slump, I stumbled across a recommendation for the short story Passage Out, which was described as a mix of Steam Punk and Space Opera. To my continued disappointment, I've yet…