REVIEW: The Dragon Republic (Poppy War #2) – R.F. Kuang

Author: R.F. Kuang (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Harper Voyager Genre: Fantasy, historical fiction (ish) See Also: The Poppy War Rin is on the run… Haunted by the atrocity she committed to save her people, addicted to opium, and driven by the murderous commands of Phoenix, the vengeful god who has blessed Rin with her fearsome power. … Continue reading REVIEW: The Dragon Republic (Poppy War #2) – R.F. Kuang

REVIEW: Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Author: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Fantasy, humour Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who doesn’t perform magic, but does know a lot of maths. When the sinister masked Huntsmen accuse Gretel of witchcraft, she is forced to flee into the neighbouring Darkwood, … Continue reading REVIEW: Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

REVIEW: The Last Unicorn – The Lost Journey – Peter S. Beagle

Author: Peter S. Beagle (twitter) UK Publisher: Tachyon Publications Genre: Fantasy, first draft Buy now: hardcover Peter S. Beagle first imagined his beloved heroine when he was twenty-three, half a decade before she sprang into the world. Now the Last Unicorn’s fantastical origins are recaptured in this lovely commemorative hardcover. Here you will discover the eighty-five … Continue reading REVIEW: The Last Unicorn – The Lost Journey – Peter S. Beagle

REVIEW: Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones

Author: Diana Wynne Jones UK Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Children's books, fantasy Buy Now: ebook | paperback In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to … Continue reading REVIEW: Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones

REVIEW: Robots vs Fairies – ed. Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe

Editor: Dominik Parisien (website / twitter) and Navah Wolfe (twitter) UK Publisher: Saga Press Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Buy Now: ebook | paperback | hardcover A unique anthology of all-new stories that challenges authors to throw down the gauntlet in an epic genre battle and demands an answer to the age-old question: Who is more awesome—robots or … Continue reading REVIEW: Robots vs Fairies – ed. Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe