Tag Archive | Del Rey

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

  Title:  Half a King (Shattered Sea #1) Author: Joe Abercrombie Expected Publication: July 15th 2014  in US,  July 3rd 2014 in UK Publisher: Del Rey (US), Harper Voyager (UK) Blurb: “I swore an oath to avenge the death of my father. I may be half a man, but I swore a whole oath.”  Prince Yarvi has vowed to […]

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown. How to write a review for this one? Well, just to start, I will say it was fantastic. This is a fast paced book that is very hard to put down.  It is a story of life, of love, of society, of justice, of evil and of vengeance. It is […]

The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan

The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan is a beautifully written epic fantasy. I enjoyed Altered Carbon, but I can’t say I noticed Morgan’s prose as much as I did in this. There are three points of view in this, and I have to admit to a strong preference for Ringil. I feel like he […]

The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

The Republic of Thieves is one of those books that make me second guess all the other 5 star ratings I have doled out this year. In some ways it felt very familiar (in a good way) to go back to reading a story by Lynch. Once again, I love his prose. I love the […]

The Daylight War – slight rant. Contains spoilers.

Earlier this year, I read The Daylight War immediately after it was released. It was a book that I was looking forward to and unfortunately, I was really disappointed. I was over half way through the book before I even felt interested in most of it. The first two books, while maybe not ground breaking works of fantasy, were […]