Reviews by Tag: epic fantasy

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Words of Radience by Brandon Sanderson

Words of Radiance

By Brandon Sanderson
5
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: After escaping from Sadeas’s camp with Dalinar’s aid, Kaladin has everything
he’s ever wanted: a battalion of soldiers, all under his command. Dalinar, on the other hand,
finds himself in much more trouble than before, with Sadeas’s betrayal splitting the highprinces
into two sides, making it much more difficult to unite them. Meanwhile, Shallan and Jasnah are
traveling to the Shattered Plains in search of Urithiru, in the hopes they can prevent the return of
the voidbringers.

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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

The Alloy of Law

By Brandon Sanderson
4
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: Waxillium has spent the past five years patrolling the roughs, patrolling the
streets as a deputy and being a hero to all who live there. However, after the tragic death of his
lover, Lessie, and of his rich uncle, Wax finds himself back in the city. There, he mourns his
losses and takes over his uncle’s estate, assuming that his life of crime-fighting has ended. To
his surprise though, it may have only just begun.

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Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie

Last Argument of Kings

By Joe Abercrombie
4
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: After a long journey with Bayaz, Logen Ninefingers has decided to return to
the North in order to settle a few scores, specifically with Bethod. Jezal Dan Luther is trying to
figure out how to live a normal life, one that he dreamed about while on the plains, though this
proves to be more difficult than he first expected. Glokta, under the instruction of the Arch
Lector, is doing everything he can to gain votes for their choice of the new king, as the old king’s
death approaches. But the world is about to change, and these men must change with it.

Teen Review
Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Before They Are Hanged

By Joe Abercrombie
5
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: Superior Glokta is on a mission to defend Dogoska, a city about to be
attacked by the Ghurkish. With few soldiers, weak walls, and a government who refuses to work
with him, Gloka must act quickly or die trying. Bayaz, Logen, Jezal, Ferro, and a few others
have set out on a quest for The Seed, a powerful yet mysterious stone that Bayaz claims can
solve all their problems. The only problem is, it’s on the opposite side of the world, and many
dangerous obstacles lie ahead of them. Finally, Colonel West has been put in charge of

Teen Review
The Blade Itself

The Blade Itself

By Joe Abercrombie
4
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: Logen Ninefingers was once the most feared man in the North. But now, he is
presumed dead. He must brave the harsh wilderness and face many challenges to even have a
chance of returning home, although with his fate at the hands of a mysterious wizard, nothing is
for certain. Jezal Dan Luther is one of the greatest fencers in Adua, but with his heart distracted
by a lover, and his hatred towards training, he is unsure of whether he even wants to fence any
longer. Glokta is a swordsman turned crippled torturer whose goal is to get to the heart of

Teen Review
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings

By Brandon Sanderson
5
Rated by
Joey
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: Kaladin is a warrior fallen from grace, doomed to become a bridgerunner on
the plateaus of the Shattered Plains. All around him, men are shot, stampeded, or simply
surrender, and Kaladin must do everything in his power to survive. Dalinar is one of the most
powerful highprinces in the Shattered Plains, being uncle to King Elhokar, but his reputation is
being tarnished by rumors of insanity. Shallan is an artist at heart, but is forced to be an
apprentice to the heretic Jasnah in the hopes of stealing her Soulcaster. If she fails, she and her

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Unlocked by Shannon Messenger

Unlocked

By Shannon Messenger
5
Rated by
Victoria O.
Jul 14, 2022

Unlocked by Shannon Messenger is #8.5 in the Keeper of The Lost Cities fantasy series. The first half of
the book is bonus material. It contains summaries of all the major characters, extra bits of information
from the Lost Cities, portraits, and much more. The second half of the book is the novella. The novella
alternates between Sophie and Keefe’s perspectives. In the novella, Keefe is recovering and struggling to

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House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas

House of Sky and Breath

By Sarah J. Maas
0
Rated by
Saraphina
May 9, 2022

After recently saving Crescent City from the corrupted archangel Micah, Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar try to readjust to normal life by staying far away from the Asteri. However, as the human rebel forces continue to grow Bryce and her friends become dragged into the resistance once again pitting themselves against the very creators of their world, the Asteri.

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The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass

By Philip Pullman
5
Rated by
Sophie G.
Mar 15, 2022

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman is the story of Lyra Belacqua, a young girl living at Jordan College, in a world similar to ours. However, in this world, people have companions called daemons that are bonded with their souls and take the form of animals. Lyra, with her daemon Pantalaimon, have to face a dangerous journey to rescue her friend Roger from the Gobblers. These Gobblers take children to perform experiments, and work for the mighty Magisterium.

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