Think of something that truly threatens the aspect of your soul. An absence. Something that should make you feel and care for, but something that pulls at the tug of your moral conscience. Why are humans capable of committing the most evil and heinous crimes? Because without empathy, and apathy combined, then there is no shame. No regret. The world of Kolcha, the very city where Jathan lives proves that there is an undercurrent of shame and turmoil and that not everything is as it seems. You can’t take anything for granted in this city.
Book Tour & Review: The Monsters We Feed by Thomas Howard Riley
Synopsis The morning before he found the dead body, Jathan Algevin thought he had his whole life just the way he wanted it. He knows his city inside and out, and doesn’t bother carrying a sword, trusting his wits and his fists well enough to get by, hustling extra coin by ratting out loathsome magi […]
Review: The Book That Wouldn’t Burn (The Library Trilogy, #1)
A boy has lived his whole life trapped within a vast library, older than empires and larger than cities. A girl has spent hers in a tiny settlement out on the Dust where nightmares stalk and no one goes. The world has never even noticed them. That’s about to change. Their stories spiral around each […]
Review: Seeds of War by João F. Silva [The Smokesmiths #1]
Exactly the right amount of grit and smoke-fuelled fantasy that makes Seeds of Way feel like the start of a chest-burningly solid series.
Review: The Stone Knife (The Songs of the Drowned #1) by Anna Stephens
Overall I really enjoyed the first installment of The Songs of the Drowned and look forward to continuing on. I’d recommend this for fans of a slower build book with nuanced characters.
The Fangs of War (The Blood and Steel Saga #1) by E.J. Doble
Synopsis After the brutal execution of Provenci’s King by the roving forces of Tarraz, a new military government vaults into power with the nefarious Alvarez at the helm. Hell-bent on bloodshed and the glory of an imperial past, he amasses the largest army seen in a generation and plunges the two nations into a bloody […]
Book Review: A Shade of Madness (The Ashes of Avarin, Book 2) by Thiago Abdalla
Synopsis Avarin tumbles into madness through the shattered ruin of a centuries-old peace. As griffin riders clash against airships above and hordes of madmen below, Lynn finds herself surrounded by enemies. Ones that will test the limits of her faith. To defeat them, she must risk everything… including her sanity. Adrian has lost the Legion, […]
Review: The Daughters of Izdihar (The Alamaxa Duology #1) by Hadeer Elsbai
SYNOPSIS: From debut author Hadeer Elsbai comes the first book in an incredibly powerful new duology, set wholly in a new world, but inspired by modern Egyptian history, about two young women–Nehal, a spoiled aristocrat used to getting what she wants and Giorgina, a poor bookshop worker used to having nothing–who find they have far […]
Book Spotlight: The Holy Grail War by Armanis Ar-Feinial
Welcome to a Book Spotlight here on Fanfiaddict. Today we’re talking about The Holy Grail War series by Armanis Ar-Feinial, a grimdark urban fantasy filled with magical realism! Book 2, The Nihilistic Neverending Nightmare, is out now! Book 1 Blurb A Heist, a Manhunt, and a Veteran who just can’t catch a break. Eight years […]
The Trials of Ashmount (Tragedy of Cedain #1) by John Palladino
SYNOPSIS Cedain is destined to collapse. Across a world rife with blood, betrayal, and brutality, five people wade through unexpected tragedies. An egotistical student, a fleeing refugee, a nomadic warrior, a fallen noble, and a criminal in hiding navigate the sinister dealings of politicians, two sudden wars, and nefarious lies that surface at Ashmount-a university […]
Review: The First Binding (Tales of Tremaine #1)
Synopsis: All legends are born of truths. And just as much lies. These are mine. Judge me for what you will. But you will hear my story first. I buried the village of Ampur under a mountain of ice and snow. Then I killed their god. I’ve stolen old magics and been cursed for it. […]
Review: The Jasmine Throne (The Burning Kingdoms #1)
Synopsis: One is a vengeful princess seeking to depose her brother from his throne.The other is a priestess searching for her family.Together, they will change the fate of an empire. Imprisoned by her dictator brother, Malini spends her days in isolation in the Hirana: an ancient temple that was once the source of powerful magic […]