This book has had some nice acclaim. Could be one of this year’s bublications that is worth checking out! The Tangled Lands by Paola Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell. Blurb. Khaim clings to life. Flooded with refugees and slowly starving, the last city of a once-great empire is surrounded by a choking thicket of toxic bramble. This is a world poisoned by magic. Every time a spell is cast, the bramble advances, sprouting in tilled fields and roof beams, thrusting up from between cobblestones and bursting forth from sacks of powdered spice. A bit of magic, and bramble follows. A … Continue reading Book Suggestions – The Tangled Lands, by Paola Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell (2018).
This book has been flashing on my twitter feed of late so I decided it necessary to take a look. With top reviews from amazing authors like Mark Lawrence, how was supposed to walk away from adding this to my must read list. ‘Filthy, charismatic, and frankly excellent’ – Mark Lawrence The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French (2018). On The Back BRING ON THE ORCS . . . Jackal is proud to be a Grey Bastard, member of a sworn brotherhood of half-orcs. Unloved and unwanted in civilized society, the Bastards eke out a hard life in the desolate no-man’s-land … Continue reading Reading Suggestions – The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French (2018).