Blood Upon The Sand by Bradley P. Beaulieu

James McStravick reviews Blood Upon The Sand by Bradley P. Beaulieu. Çeda, now a Blade Maiden in service to the kings of Sharakhai, trains as one of their elite warriors, gleaning secrets even as they send her on covert missions to further their rule. She knows the dark history of the asirim—that hundreds of years [...]

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The Dragon’s Blade: Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller

James McStravick reviews The Dragon's Blade: Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller. Rectar has always had his sights set on conquering the human lands. His demonic invasion of the west is gaining momentum – an unrelenting horde unhindered by food or sleep. Now, only the undermanned Splintering Isles lie between the demons and the human kingdom of [...]

Spotlight: Never Forget by Richard Davis

Saul Marshall Series by Richard Davis The Bandwagon supports author Richard Davis, whose second novel Never Forget is due out soon! You can read James McStravick's review of False Prophet here. A psychotic terrorist has his son. He will do anything to save him When a rogue cult turns deadly, the FBI call on former [...]

The Emblem Throne by Jeffrey L. Kohanek

James McStravick reviews The Emblem Throne by Jeffrey L. Kohanek. Journey on a magical quest to save the world... As they strive to become Masters within the Ministry, Brock and his friends resume their training at the Academy, an institution founded on magic, science, knowledge, law, and combat. They soon discover an expansive web of conspiracies and [...]

Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley

James McStravick reviews Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley, book 2 in the Choice series.   Humanity's future has been disrupted and shaped by the mysterious alien Jackaroo. We spread to the planets they gave us, and we discovered the ruins of a dozen previous civilisations. All previous clients of the Jackaroo, all dead. So far we have escaped that [...]

The Map of Bones by Francesca Haig

I review The Map of Bones by Francesca Haig. A big thank you to HarperVoyager for providing a review copy. Book Two in the critically acclaimed The Fire Sermon trilogy—The Hunger Games meets Cormac McCarthy’s The Road in this richly imagined post-apocalyptic series by award-winning poet Francesca Haig. Four hundred years in the future, the [...]

Book Review: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

This review contains minor spoilers for The Bone Season and The Mime Order. Many thanks to the people at Bloomsbury for providing me with a review copy of this wonderful sequel. WELCOME TO SCION. NO SAFER PLACE. The year is 2059. Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London. Her job: to [...]