Synopsis Chaos. Fury. Destruction. The Great Change is upon us… Some say that to change the world you must first burn it down. Now that belief will be tested in the crucible of revolution: the Breakers and Burners have seized the levers of power, the smoke of riots has replaced the smog of industry, and […]
Series Review: The Age of Madness by Joe Abercrombie
The Age of Madness series consists of three books: A Little Hatred, The Trouble with Peace, The Wisdom of Crowds. It is also part of Joe Abercrombie’s First Law universe, but it is hard for me to place exactly when this story takes place in relation to the rest because it was a very long time ago that I read them. Suffice to say, though, The Age of Madness fits perfectly within Abercrombie’s grimdark theater.
Review: The Wisdom of Crowds (The Age of Madness #3) by Joe Abercrombie
e Age of Madness trilogy. The Wisdom of Crowds started off at such a heightened state of terror that it caused my neck to prickle with anxiety from the beginning. This novel takes off at breakneck speed and does not let up. It might be one of the most brutal Abercrombie books that I’ve read. Honestly, this whole trilogy took off into a level of brutality that is a completely new flavor than the previous novels. That’s saying something— Abercrombie is well known for his unbridled savagery in his writing. It was chaotic, messy, heartbreaking, and a hell of a ride
Read-a-long for Joe Abercrombie’s The Age of Madness Trilogy
Will from Gollancz reached out to David about FanFiAddict joining a reread of The Age of Madness in preparation for the release of The Wisdom of Crowds with our blog specifically covering The Trouble With Peace, Chapters 1-9. Needless to say, I dropped everything I was doing and jumped at the chance to take part.
Review: The Pariah (The Covenant of Steel #1) by Anthony Ryan
Review: The Trouble with Peace by Joe Abercrombie (The Age of Madness #2)
Review: A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness #1) by Joe Abercrombie
Top Reads of 2020
What’s up everyone. The end of the year has arrived and with it comes the season of lists. Best movies, TV shows, songs, books, etc. of 2020. Below I have compiled our reviewers’ Top Reads of the year. A majority of covers have links to reviews if you would like to see why we loved […]
My Top 15 Favorite Author Debuts
Review: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman
Review: The Blade Itself (The First Law #1) by Joe Abercrombie
Author Chat – John Gwynne
Gather ’round and listen as John and David chat about The Faithful and the Fallen, Of Blood and Bone, John’s upcoming series, The Bloodsworn Saga, and much more!