A Pocketful of Crows by J M Harris reviewed

Title: A Pocketful of Crows Author: Joanne M. Harris Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Gollancz Release Date: October 19, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 240 Source: NetGalley I am as brown as brown can be, And my eyes as black as sloe; I am as brisk as brisk can be, And wild as forest doe. (The Child Ballads, …

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Tarnished City by Vic James reviewed

Title: Tarnished City Series: Dark Gifts #2 Author: Vic James Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: September 7, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 416 Source: NetGalley A thrilling Orwellian vision of Britain, with a rebellious Hunger Games heart, Tarnished City is the second title in Vic James’s electrifying Dark Gifts Trilogy, following Gilded Cage.Rebellion is …

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Darien by C. F. Iggulden reviewed

Title: Darien Series: Empire of Salt Author: C. F. Iggulden Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Michael Joseph Release Date: July 13, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 352 Source: NetGalley From the daring and critically acclaimed master of historical fiction Conn Iggulden, DARIEN is the first book in the Empire of Salt, an epic new fantasy series of spellbinding …

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Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott reviewed

Title: Rotherweird Author: Andrew Caldecott Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: May 16, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 464 Source: NetGalley ‘Intricate and crisp, witty and solemn: a book with special and dangerous properties,’ Hilary Mantel ‘Baroque, Byzantine and beautiful – not to mention bold’ M.R. Carey Rotherweird is twisted, arcane murder-mystery with shades of …

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Skullsworn by Brian Staveley reviewed

Title: Skullsworn Author: Brian Staveley Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: April 20, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 304 Source: NetGalley For one apprentice assassin, the clock is ticking . . . Pyrre Lakatur doesn’t like the description skullsworn. It doesn’t capture the beauty of her devotion to Ananshael, God of Death. She is not …

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