Book Review: The Great Ordeal by R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy/Grimdark Series: Aspect-Emperor Author info: http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ This is the third book of Aspect-Emperor,the sequel series after The Prince of Nothing. You will need to read The Prince of Nothing books for the story to make sense. The starting point is The Darkness That Comes Before. Here are my reviews for previous books in the series (First […]

Book Review: The White Luck Warrior by R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy/Grimdark Series: Aspect-Emperor Author info: http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ This is the second book of Aspect-Emperor,the sequel series after The Prince of Nothing. You will need to read The Prince of Nothing books for the story to make sense. The starting point is The Darkness That Comes Before. Here are my reviews for previous books in the series (First […]

Book Review: The Judging Eye by R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy/Grimdark Series: Aspect-Emperor Author info:http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ This is the first book of Aspect-Emperor,the sequel series after The Prince of Nothing. You will need to read The Prince of Nothing books for the story to make sense. The starting point is The Darkness That Comes Before. Here are my reviews for The Prince of Nothing books (First one […]

Book Review: The Thousandfold Thought By R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy, Fantasy Dystopia, Dark Fantasy Series: The Prince of Nothing Author Info: http://www.rscottbakker.com blog: http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ Warning: This review may have some minor spoilers. Review for the first book. Review for the second book. The philosophical and intellectual aspects of this book are very impressive just like the first two books of the series. I really sympathized […]

Book Review: The Warrior Prophet By R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy, Fantasy Dystopia, Dark Fantasy Series: The Prince of Nothing Author Info: http://www.rscottbakker.com blog: http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ This is a spoiler free review. Read the review for the first book here. This book lives up to the expectations set in the first book in terms of intellectual depth and character development. The holy war marches on and the […]

Book Review: The Darkness That Comes Before By R. Scott Bakker

Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy Dystopia Series: The Prince of Nothing Author Info: http://www.rscottbakker.com blog: http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/ This breathtaking debut by Canadian author R. Scott Bakker is the first book of The Prince of Nothing trilogy and in my opinion it is greatly underrated. Bakker was a Ph.d candidate of philosophy and his education definitely shows […]

Book Review: Gardens of the Moon

My original plan was to get all my summer reading and ARC’s out of the way before getting into Malazan so I can read all of them back to back. However, the constant stream of people posting in various fantasy groups on Facebook about how Gardens of the Moon is so confusing and asking whether […]

Exciting New Releases This Summer

These will be my summer reads. I have been waiting for the Unholy Consult forever, even held off on reading the Aspect-Emperor books for ages until the release date was certain for TUC. This series is such a magnificent masterpiece of grimdark and epic fantasy, one of the best examples of the fantasy genre in […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Most Unique Books I’ve Read

Top ten tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish and this week’s theme is the most unique books. 1. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien The great Silmarillion remains one of a kind to this day, even after gazillions of fantasy books published since. Its format is like a holy scripture […]

Book Review: The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

Genre: Fantasy Series: The Wheel of Time Author info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Jordan Everyone, including my editor, roommate and my first beta reader has been bugging me to read the Wheel of Time for the longest time. The sheer size of the series made me push it to the back of the TBR stack cause I had other review commitments […]