Fantasy Reviews

Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler

Date published: 18th June 2013 Publisher: Tor Books Format: Hardcover, 304 pages ISBN 13: 9780765333148 ISBN10: 0765333147 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher The unhappy child of two powerful parents who despise each other, young Lilly turns to the ocean to find solace, which she finds in the form of the eloquent […]

The Great Bazaar and Brayan’s Gold by Peter V. Brett

Date published: 25th April 2013 Publisher: HarperVoyager Format: Hardcover, 121 pages Series: The Demon Cycle, prequel novellas ISBN 13: 9780007492534 ISBN 10: 0007492537 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: purchased Each night the world is overrun by demons. People must hide behind ancient symbols with the power to repel the creatures, if they want to survive. Only […]

The Silver Bough by Lisa Tuttle

Date published: 1st March 2013 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (Pan Macmillan AU) Format: Paperback, 457 pages ISBN 13: 9781780874418 ISBN 10: 1780874413 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher In a hidden orchard a golden apple dangles from a silver bough. In Scottish folklore, that apple is the price to get into Elysium. […]

Black Sun Light My Way by Jo Spurrier

Date published: 1st June 2013 Publisher: Harper Voyager Format: Paperback, 480 pages Series: Children of the Black Sun, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780732292546 ISBN 10: 0732292549 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher Challenge: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013 Sierra has always battled to control her powers, but now her life and Isidro′s depend on […]

Ember X by Jessica Sorensen

Date published: 19th April 2013 Publisher: Createspace Format: Paperback, 368 pages Series: Death Collectors, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781484020166 ISBN 10: 1484020162 Categories: Fantasy – Angels Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Amazon Source: purchased New adult paranormal version of Sorensen’s YA book, Ember (Death Collectors, #1). It contains more violence and more sexual content. **Mature Content Advisory** Recommended for […]

The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett

Date published: 1st March 2011 Publisher: Del Ray Format: Paperback, 638 pages Series: The Demon Cycle, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780345524140 ISBN 10: 0345524144 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: purchased The sun is setting on humanity. The night now belongs to voracious demons that prey upon a dwindling population forced to cower behind half-forgotten […]

Valley of Shields by Duncan Lay

Date published: 1st April 2013 Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers AU Format: Paperback, 560 pages Series: Empire of Bones, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780732294199 ISBN 10: 0732294193 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by publisher for review Challenge: Australian Writer’s Reading Challenge Cast out from his homeland, Sendatsu has used his sword-fighting talents to survive in the foreign land of the […]

Shift by Hugh Howey

Date published: 25th April 2012 Publisher: Random House (Century) Format: Paperback, 569 pages Series: Wool, Books 6 – 8 (Omnibus) ISBN 13: 9781780891217 ISBN 10: 1780891210 Categories: Fantasy – Post Apocalyptic Dystopian Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher In a future less than fifty years away, the world is still as we know it. Time continues to tick by. The […]

Awakening by William Horwood

Date published: 5th August 2011 Publisher: MacMillan (Pan Macmillan Au) Format: Paperback, 408 pages Series: Hyddenworld, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780230754775 ISBN 10: 0230754775 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Born of the Hyddenworld but living in our reality – Jack knows that he has a foot in both worlds but doesn’t wholly belong to either. Even his […]

Wool by Hugh Howey

Date published: 3rd December 2012 Publisher: Random House (Century) Format: Paperback, 537 pages Series: Wool, Books 1 – 5 (Omnibus) ISBN 13: 9781780891248 ISBN 10: 1780891245 Categories: Fantasy – Post Apocalyptic Dystopian Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant […]