Tag: Fantasy


DARKHAVEN by A.F.E. Smith – Review

DARKHAVEN by A.F.E. Smith – Review
Posted 22 June, 2015 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 17 Comments

Darkhaven by A.F.E. Smith Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HarperVoyager Release date: July 2 2015 (e-book only) Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 400 The nitty-gritty: A beautifully written and perfectly paced debut with unique world-building, wonderfully nuanced characters, and oh yes, I cried at the end. There were very few women in Darkhaven; it was […]

THE SCROLL OF YEARS by Chris Willrich – Review

THE SCROLL OF YEARS by Chris Willrich – Review
Posted 19 November, 2013 by Tammy in Reviews / 4 Comments

The Scroll of Years (Gaunt and Bone #1) by Chris Willrich Genre: Adult Fantasy Publisher: Pyr Release date:  September 24 2013 Source: ARC from publisher Pages:  264 In a word: A unique magical world where East meets West, a poetic writing style that works well with the folklore-ish tale, and dragons! Persimmon Gaunt was even […]

SEA CHANGE by S. M. Wheeler – Review

SEA CHANGE by S. M. Wheeler – Review
Posted 29 June, 2013 by Tammy in Reviews / 1 Comment

Sea Change by S. M. Wheeler Genre: Adult Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Release date: June 18 2013 Source: e-ARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 304 In a word:  a harrowing adventure, a determined heroine, an unbreakable friendship, all written in lush and poetic prose. The thing…was bright red, craggy-skinned, and the size of Father’s fist, […]

BLACK FEATHERS by Joseph D’Lacey – Review

BLACK FEATHERS by Joseph D’Lacey – Review
Posted 1 April, 2013 by Tammy in Giveaways, Reviews / 2 Comments

Black Feathers (The Black Dawn Volume One) by Joseph D’Lacey Genre: Adult Fantasy/Horror Publisher: Angry Robot Release date: March 26 2013 Source: ARC from publisher Pages: 427 In a word:  a dangerous and violent quest, a world on the brink of collapse, and a boy and girl who might be able to save it. I […]

THE SIX-GUN TAROT by R. S. Belcher – Review

THE SIX-GUN TAROT by R. S. Belcher – Review
Posted 24 January, 2013 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

The Six-Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher Genre: Adult Horror/Western/Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Release date: January 22 2013 Source: e-ARC from publisher Pages: 368 What do an Indian whose relatives are coyotes, a sheriff who has been hanged three times and lives to tell the tale, and a man who keeps his dead wife’s head […]

THE REALMS OF ANIMAR by Owen Black – Review

THE REALMS OF ANIMAR by Owen Black – Review
Posted 5 July, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

Writing this review is such a dilemma for me. I absolutely loved the story and the creative ideas Black has come up with. And the story ends with a cliffhanger that made me scream with rage. But as in many other indie novels I’ve read and reviewed, I have issues with the writing. And if […]