My top 20 songs of all time

I know this is a book blog but I woke up early and was bored so I thought this exercise would be fun although horrendously difficult. My favourte 20 songs in no particular order are as follows. I recommend checking them out. This will be cool to do and I promise that I will go back to book related stuff next time. 🙂

Extol – Undeceived (Death Metal)

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Review of ~ Anna Smith Spark – The Court of Broken Knives (Empires of Dust #1)

9/10

“Not sure I really feel like fucking someone who’s part god and part suicidal drunk, you know”

I received an advanced copy of The Court of Broken Knives via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Anna Smith Spark and Harper Voyager. This will be posted on Fantasy Book Review shortly.

2017 has been a stunning year for adult fantasy debuts and the trend absolutely continues with The Court of Broken Knives (book one of Empires of Dust) which will surely become a grimdark classic. (more…)

Fantasy Book Review’s #spfbo top 4 picks for the cover contest finals.

If you haven’t heard of #SPFBO then look here for all the best links compiled together for this years contest at: http://mark—lawrence.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/spfbo-2017-phase-1.html

If you didn’t know, this contest is run by the fantasy writer and the legend that is Mark Lawrence (Prince of Thorns, Prince of Fools, Red Sister). (more…)

My favourite books that I read before I started reviewing.

I started reading books as a major hobby approximately 5 years ago. I started reviewing about 9 months ago. The following 15 books, in no order, are some of my all time favourites that I read before my reviewing days. I will hopefully come back to re-read and then review them sometime soon. Until then…

Marc Morris ~ Edward I – A Great and Terrible King
History – Goodreads rating – 5-stars

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Review of ~ James Patterson – Cat and Mouse (Alex Cross #4)

7.5/10

It was amazing to return to the corrupt and thrilling world where the policeman, psychologist and all around great family man, Alex Cross tries to solve insanely complex. homicide cases. Although often extremely violent and upsetting, dealing with the darkest sides of what crimes humans can commit, I love reading this series and the majority of the entries are highly addictive. (more…)

Review of ~ Michael R. Fletcher – Fire and Flesh – A Manifest Delusions Short Story

8/10

*Quick review*

Fletcher’s short story, Fire and Flesh is a standalone tale from his Manifest Delusions series. I haven’t yet read that series but it has been on my radar for a while. Fletcher advised me that this 17-page-narrative would be fine to approach before reading Beyond Redemption so, one rainy day I frequented a local British pub and whilst enjoying a pint of cider, I devoured the story within an hour. For a short book, I must admit, (more…)