Publisher: Orbit Books

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Sep 10
The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

The following contains spoilers for those who have not read The Black Prism, Lightbringer #1.

Weeks' writing has certainly evolved in the time between Way of Shadows and this, his latest masterpiece. The Blinding Knife is an example of epic fantasy at its very best - nuanced, perfectly paced and thematically brilliant. Weeks takes the world he expertly set up in The Black Prism and continues to explore it - building up the geography, history and mythology in wonderful ways.

The book follows our old favourites and while some might anticipate some confusion at the multiple points of view, but I...

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Aug 24
The Legacy Of Lord Regret by Sam Bowring

The Legacy Of Lord Regret by Sam Bowring

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

I’m going to be honest with you here: I had forgotten exactly how mesmerizing Sam Bowring’s writing is, misremembered how he hooks you into his book mere pages in! This novel is equally driven by action and its characters, executed brilliantly by Bowring in his unique style. A wonderfully spun…

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May 02
The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Sometimes, but rarely, novels come along with amazing new ideas that sweep readers away. The Black Prism is one such book. It features a great plot, intricate with great detail but still easy to follow; masterful world building (with one of the coolest magic systems I’ve ever read about) and…

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Apr 11
The Magician’s Apprentice by Trudi Canavan

The Magician’s Apprentice by Trudi Canavan

Reviews 0 ★★★★

As usual I am impressed by Trudi’s characters. The protagonist, Tessia, is funny, intelligent and strong – she holds her own in the male-dominated world of the magicians as apprentice to Lord Dakon. It was great to read a female protagonist who didn’t swoon over every boy she met as…

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Mar 09
Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Reviews 0 ★★

Jim Butcher is a martial arts expert and writer living in Missouri. He is well known for writing The Dresden Files, a detective series featuring a wizard P.I. Storm Front is the first book in this series.    Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago’s first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the…

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Nov 10
Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

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Kristen Painter is a former college English teacher who has previously written poetry, short stories and paranormal romances. She is now working on a five book urban fantasy series called House of Comarré, which features vampires and Comarré, the humans genetically engineered to feed them, shape shifters and a host of…

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Nov 09
Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

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Kristen Painter is a former college English teacher who has previously written poetry, short stories and paranormal romances. She is now working on a five book urban fantasy series called House of Comarré, which features vampires and Comarré, the humans genetically engineered to feed them, shape shifters and a host of…

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Oct 30
The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

Reviews 1 ★★★★

A wonderful climax to a spellbinding trilogy, The High Lord lived up to all my expectations. It is a great culmination of Sonea’s adventures as the only slum dweller to be accepted into the ranks of the Magician’s Guild. Canavan’s storytelling is brilliant and makes it easy for readers to…

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Oct 28
The Novice by Trudi Canavan

The Novice by Trudi Canavan

Reviews 1 ★★★★

The Novice follows immediately from The Magician’s Guild with Sonea’s acceptance into the ranks of the Guild. She struggles to find her place among the other novices who are sourced from the influential Houses of Imardin. One student in particular, Regin, takes exception to Sonea’s skills in magic and attempts…

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Oct 24
The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan

The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan

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This is a light, entertaining book that I enjoyed reading. The action takes place mainly in the slums of Kyralia and the Magician’s Guild, both of which were wonderfully realised. While there wasn’t a strong sense of place in the book because only the two of these places was described…

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