Considering buying a book, then check Goodreads

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For a few years now I have been using Goodreads as a source of inspiration for the next epic series of books I should start reading. The site is, to put it bluntly, pretty awesome. Not only is it rife with reviews from avid readers, but many of the books showcased on there have questions answered by the authors themselves, which I think is a very nice touch. It just goes to show how immersive […]

What is Grimdark

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All too often lately I’ve heard of this “sub-genre” of fantasy so lovingly lauded as Grimdark. Looking through fantasy novels written and praised over the last few years I kept seeing this term arise to the point that it had piqued my interest. Now I know that this is in no way a new term as it seems to have emanated from Warhammer 40,000’s tagline “In the grim darkness of the far future” and then […]

Somewhat delayed, but my second book review is finally up

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If you’ve visited my page before then you know where to find it. Anyway, I finished Deadhouse Gates about a month back, but hadn’t been able to get my review on here until now. Put simply, what a book. I have fallen in love with Erickson’s world and his style of writing. His battles are gritty, his characters immersive, and most of all his stories are compelling. Like any book, it’s not without its faults, […]

My first book review

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Finally got a bit of time to get my first book review up on the site for Steven Erickson’s Gardens of the Moon. Not a delightful read per se, but definitely a rewarding one. If you want to see what I think then you can find the review in the “What I’m Reading” section of the site.