Category: Fantasy

Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive #2) by Brandon Sanderson: Book Review

Expected by his enemies to die the miserable death of a military slave, Kaladin survived to be given command of the royal bodyguards, a controversial first for a low-status “darkeyes.” Now he must protect the king and Dalinar from every common peril as well as the distinctly uncommon threat of the Assassin, all while secretly

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The Wise Man’s Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2) by Patrick Rothfuss: Book Review

Picking up the tale of Kvothe Kingkiller once again, we follow him into exile, into political intrigue, courtship, adventure, love and magic . . . and further along the path that has turned Kvothe, the mightiest magician of his age, a legend in his own time, into Kote, the unassuming pub landlord. Packed with as

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Titans – ‘Deathstroke’ – Season 2, Episode 5: TV Review

Rating 2/5 SPOILERS AHEAD The only redeeming part of the episode was the last scene. The first time we saw Jason, I hoped something might make him what all the comic book fans want him to be. I think the casting is perfect for this too. However, the rest of the episode was incredibly bad.

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Unpopular Bookish Opinions

I found this tag at booklovingnut.com so check out their unpopular opinions too! (1). A Popular Book You Did Not Like City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare I remember reading this around the time the Twilight series was finishing and it was so boring! The love triangles, possible incest, dull-as-hell characters –

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The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime – What We Know So Far

Little did I know when I started reading the books several years ago that I would have an exciting TV show coming down the line to look forward to. This is what we know so far about the upcoming Wheel of Time TV show on Amazon. Many other fans may have seen the 22 minute

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Why You Should Read Mistborn

The Mistborn trilogy is often suggested to new readers of fantasy and fans of the genre alike. It always appears on my suggested reading lists, and this is why. Originality. It is so hard to bring original ideas to the table, within all art forms, but especially with fantasy books. There are defined rules that

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Free Fantasy Setting Worldbuilding Template

Here is a list of items to think about when creating your fantasy world. You do not have to know everything on the list, your reader certainly doesn’t. Pick the things that seem the most interesting and design them in detail. I hope it’s useful! Also, I have a link to a word document of

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Stop Telling George R. R. Martin to Hurry Up with ‘The Winds of Winter’

Recently, I have been reading comments on Goodreads below George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Winds of Winter’ (and also on Patrick Rothfuss’ ‘Door of Stone’) that are frustrated with the wait for the new book. Shut up. We are the readers and they are the writers. It sounds like an obvious point but many seem to

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Why You Should Read ‘The Age of Five’ Trilogy by Trudi Canavan

I never see much online about Trudi Canavan or her books, and that’s a shame! It also doesn’t make any sense to me when they are so good! The most popular series, I believe, is The Black Magician trilogy and the associated prequel. (The sequel trilogy is also good – EVERYTHING SHE WRITES IS GOOD!)

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Amazon’s LoTR TV Show, What Do You Want to See? // Tolkien TV Talk

So, Amazon are making a TV show based on the Second Age in Tolkien’s Legendarium. For those who are fans of Peter Jackson’s films, and those who may have read The Lord of the Rings and/or The Hobbit, the question ‘What is the Second Age?’ might have been the first thing you googled. I am

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Why I’m Stuck on Book 5 of The Wheel of Time Series

If you have seen any of my reviews for books 1-4 of Robert Jordan’s series, you will know that I have loved most of them and enjoyed the others. (I will leave links below of the reviews). This book, however, is slow. Even by Wheel of Time standards! That is not to say that it

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