Ann (amergina) wrote in setonhillwpf,

My genre reading reviews

Hey fellow WPFers.

If anyone is interested, here are links to my reviews for my genre readings (in fantasy) for this term:

A Darkness Forged in Fire by Chris Evans: Elves, guns, and colonialism. Not a bad first book.

The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson: A satisfying ending to an epic fantasy trilogy.

The Cipher by Diana Pharaoh Francis: Reasonable read. Great opening line. Love the resistance to explaining.

All of the reviews contain spoilers for the books, just so you know. :) timons is my mentor, and he had us pick recent books (published within the last 5 years) to read, if you're wondering why these books.

My thesis novel is kind of a mosh pit between contemporary fantasy and high fantasy, with a little bit of romance thrown in (though I'm probably stripping bits of that out in the rewrite). I tend toward high/epic fantasy in my reading and specifically look for non-earth fantasy worlds that are not stuck in the middle ages (which is specifically why I picked the Chis Evan's book).

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