Latest reviews in Fantasy Books »

A Feast for Crows. Song of Ice & Fire book 4.

Advantages: Continue the tale. Necessary read to progress to next book.
Disadvantages: Pace slowed right down. Not much going on here. Focused on less interesting characters.

A feast for crows. A song of ice and fire – book 4. George R.R Martin Why read this one: I began reading this epic series of books after seeing the impressive adaptation on television. My passion was aroused. I yearned to discover more. I ...

dawnymarie 09.09.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of A Feast for Crows - George R.R. Martin

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

Slowing the pace

Advantages: Great story telling, amazing character exposition
Disadvantages: Lacks the action of previous novels

After the events in A Storm of Swords the war in the Seven Kingdoms is starting to end. The book is told through 12 characters, some we have previously met such as Brienne, Cersei, Arya, Sansa and Jaime and some we know little about such as Aeron Greyjoy. ...

mpturner 22.06.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of A Feast for Crows - George R.R. Martin

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

Rumo is my all-time favorite book!

Advantages: Unique, funny, thrilling
Disadvantages: Explicit violence in several parts

I have read Walter Moers' Rumo several times and it never gets old. I have never come across a book quite like this before - from it's cover it may first seem to be geared towards teens, but the adult subject matter definitely makes it more readable for a ...

mnwickham26 22.08.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Rumo - Walter Moers

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

The Lands Beyond: Impressive Debut Novel

Advantages: Well written, good story, appeals to a wide range of ages
Disadvantages: A bit too short, so rushed in places; some inconsistencies in a few details.

THE AUTHOR Marie Lange is the oldest daughter of some close friends. She lives in Cyprus, and has been home educated for most of her life. She was just fifteen when she wrote this book, as part of the ‘NaNoWriMo’ challenge in November 2012. She wrot ...

Kukana 29.08.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Lands Beyond - Marie Lange

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

It's But a Dream Within a Dream...

Advantages: The sadly-forgotten beginning of modern fantasy novels. Beguiling and Beautiful.
Disadvantages: Slightly unpolished prose. And the lack of a plot might bother some...

“I awoke one morning with the usual perplexity of mind which accompanies the return of conciousness…” It’s appropriate that the narrator of “Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women” begins with a description of that vague, unreal feeling one exp ...

psyche77 15.04.2003 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Phantastes - George MacDonald

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...