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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The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories reviewed

Title: The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories Author: Neil Gaiman, Amal El-Mohtar, Catherine King, Claire North, E. J. Swift, Hermes, Jamal Majoub, James Smythe, J. Y. Yang, Kamila Shamsie, Kirsty Logan, K.J. Parker, Kuzhali Manickavel, Maria Dahvana Headley, Monica Byrne, Nada Adel Sobhi, Nnedi Okorafor, Saad Hossein, Sami Shah, Sophia Al-Maria, Usman Malik, …

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Frogkisser! by Garth Nix reviewed

Title: Frogkisser! Author: Garth Nix Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bonnier Zaffe Release Date: 2017-02 Format: ebook Pages: 448 Source: NetGalley Garth Nix is on hilarious form as he spins his very own fairy tale, featuring Princess Anya, who, with her loyal dog, must embark on a terribly important (capital Q) Quest to acquire the ingredients for …

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Crooked Daylight by Helen Slavin reviewed

Title: Crooked Daylight Series: The Witch Ways Author: Helen Slavin Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ipso books Release Date: August 24, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 290 Source: NetGalley The Way sisters, Anna, Charlie and Emz, were raised in two worlds. Their mother’s realm of reason, measurement and logic, and the world inhabited by their spectacularly unconventional grandmother, …

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