Tag Archives: Quarter-Turn Fantasy

Review of Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger

I almost bailed early on Steel Crow Saga.  It didn’t wind up blowing on me, but it did grow on me.  I’m glad I didn’t bail. Steel Crow Saga is sort of a secondary world, fantasy version of the Asia … Continue reading

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The Traitor Son Cycle is the Perfect Hair of the Dog for your Game of Thrones Hangover

Originally posted on Every Day Should Be Tuesday:
Suffering from a Game of Thrones hangover after that shocking season 7 finale?  Theorizing about the final season too bitter a salve when the wait might be well over a year?  Looking…

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Can’t Wait Wednesday: Guardian by A.J. Hartley

One of my more delightful discoveries last year was the Steeplejack series by A.J. Hartley.   A “steeplejack” is a craftsman who repairs chimneys, church steeples, and the like.  In a 19th-century milieu like that of the Steeplejack series, it is … Continue reading

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Friday Face-Off: Medieval Cover

It’s 4am, another semester is on the books, and I am awake.  Why not crack open a beer and participate in Friday Face-Off?  This week’s theme is: “Those darling bygone times… with their delicious fortresses, and their dear old dungeons, … Continue reading

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The Tethered Mage is an excellent fantasy debut, if a little YA for my tastes

The Tethered Mage is an excellent fantasy debut, if a little YA for my tastes.  It benefits tremendously from a rich, Venetian-inspired setting, a well-crafted plot, and two strong leads. Heiress Amalia is pulled into empire politics when chance (and … Continue reading

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The Fall of Dragons Ends a Great Fantasy Series with a Bloody, Alien Bang

Is there anything left I can say about The Traitor Son Cycle that I haven’t already said?  After all, I have already posted reviews of the first, second, third, and fourth books, and I posted a pitch for Game of … Continue reading

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The Traitor Son Cycle is the Perfect Hair of the Dog for your Game of Thrones Hangover

Suffering from a Game of Thrones hangover after that shocking season 7 finale?  Theorizing about the final season too bitter a salve when the wait might be well over a year?  Looking for something with knights and magic and dragons … Continue reading

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