Exactly one year ago I signed up for The Fantasy Project – a 10 year reading challenge all about catching up on fantasy books. Based on a list of 813 fantasy books, select 101 and try to read them in a ten year period! You can also include up to 26 of personal choice that… Read More 101 Fantasy Project: 1 year check in!
SPOILER ALERT: IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FARSEER AND TAWNY MAN TRILOGIES STOP READING NOW! (and go read Assassin’s Apprentice instead) Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★ Fitz is happily ensconced in Withywoods, married to the woman of his dreams, far away from the deceit of Buckeep Court and his old life. He and Molly… Read More Fool’s Assassin (Robin Hobb)
Plot: ★★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★ Diana and Matthew are being hunted by witches, daemons and vampires all trying to get their hands on Ashmole 782. Diana and Matthew travel back in time to avoid them, to try and find Ashmole 782 before it was cursed, and to find a witch capable of… Read More Shadow of Night (Deborah Harkness)
Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★ Prince Jalan loves his life. There are enough relatives between him and the throne to keep him safe from that responsibility, but being grandson to the Red Queen allows him plenty of freedom….Until he gets caught up in a ridiculous quest with an enormous Norse man and his axe… Read More Prince of Fools (Mark Lawrence)
Plot: ★★★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★ Diana Bishop is a historian and an academic. She also happens to be a witch, though she tries to ignore that part of her as much as possible. When the mysterious Matthew Clairmont, fellow academic, geneticist and vampire shows up at Oxford, things in Diana’s life take a turn… Read More A Discovery of Witches (Deborah Harkness)