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The Library of Light and Shadow: A Novel

Possession. Power. Passion. New York Times bestselling novelist M. J. Rose creates her most provocative and magical spellbinder yet in this gothic novel set against the lavish spectacle of 1890s Belle Époque Paris.

Kirkus Reviews : Soleri (June 13, 2017)

A pedestrian opening volume.

Assassin's Fate

Robin Hobb deserves thanks for endless hours of entertainment and has earned praise for delivering such stellar quality work right up until the very end.

Gilded Cage

Gilded Cage has a decent number of answers for an opening novel, but there are plenty of questions that remain.

Crossroads of Canopy

[Unar's] resentment of her peers getting promoted above her, her discovery of Audblayinland’s mistreatment of slaves, and her sexual awakening are wonderfully brought to life.

The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel

Strongly recommended for those looking for a standalone fantasy novel of the fairytale persuasion.

The Guns of Empire

The Shadow Campaigns has consistently been an impressive series for how well it delivers on so many levels of entertainment, as well balancing tropes and upsetting expectations.

The Heart of What Was Lost

It is an excellent piece of fiction from that standpoint and from the standpoint of a fan of both Tad Williams and Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I’m even more excited to read The Witchwood Crown, the first volume of The Last King of Osten Ard in the spring.

The Burning Page

If you’ve read the first two and liked them, you’ll certainly enjoy The Burning Page.

Masks and Shadows

Masks and Shadows is an elegant literary symphony in which the author displays mastery of nuanced characterisation, romance, opera, intrigue and dark alchemy.

A City Dreaming: A Novel

Is A City Dreaming Polansky’s most accessible work? No, probably not. Is it his most ambitious book to date? It just might be.

The Heart of What Was Lost

That Williams has turned this functional little tome into a gem unto itself not only speaks to his enduring talent as a spinner of fantasy, but to the durability of Osten Ard itself — an awesome, immersive realm well worth revisiting all these years later.

The Cold Eye

On the page it feels less like make-believe and more like walking in the wilderness of half-forgotten American legends. With just a midnight whisper of violent truth.

The Shadow of What Was Lost

The Shadow of What Was Lost is an engrossing fantasy debut.... [T]he twisting and complex storylines, fascinating characters and inventive magic make for a fun read packed with plenty of mystery.

The Mountain of Kept Memory

Where this novel shines...is in its magical and theological systems.

Certain Dark Things

Certain Dark Things is a mixture of emotions: terrifying, suspenseful, heartwarming, and humorous. You’re going to deeply care about the characters in this book, and there’s nothing you can do about it. So buckle in and enjoy the ride.