Tag: Fantasy

Now Borrowing: An Unkindness..

Now Borrowing: An Unkindness of Magicians

  Kat Howard’s written an enchanting tale of a people past due for a reckoning over the corruption at the heart of its magic use.  The writing is crisp, engaging, and addictive. The characters are fully formed with an intriguing mix of backgrounds and personality types. The story arc is compelling, well thought out and […]

October 26, 2017

Now Borrowing: The Dead Seek..

Now Borrowing: The Dead Seekers

Overall Review: This is a unique revenge tale that takes an abrupt turn when life and new enemies intrude. Hendee (squared) create a riveting and rich landscape and lay out an adventure at turns horrific and triumphant. The conclusion to the mystery the pair find themselves caught up in is both satisfying and simultaneously opening […]

April 20, 2017

Now Borrowing: The Heart of ..

Now Borrowing: The Heart of What Was Lost

If you’ve haven’t read the original “Memory, Sorrow and Thorn” trilogy, and you’re a fan of fantasy, then you’ve missed out on some remarkable writing. That being said, you do not need to have read how this sojourn into war began to enjoy this trip into the World of Osten Ard. In The Heart of […]

January 5, 2017

Now Borrowing: And I Darken

Now Borrowing: And I Darken

Overall Review- 4.5 out of 5: This is a dark, twisted, savagely beautiful story almost Gothic in its imagery and fearless in its storytelling. It is an immersive experience; one I fully intend to revisit often. It’s witty, at turns touching, more than occasionally funny (alright that might just be me), and unapologetically violent when need be. […]

June 29, 2016

Now Borrowing: Trial of Inte..

Now Borrowing: Trial of Intentions

  *This book is the second in a Vault of Heaven series – it can be read as a stand alone  – but the start of this journey and our understanding of the characters begins in The Unremembered* Trial of Intentions brings you into a world on the brink of war and in the midst of mythical and […]

November 16, 2015