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Book Review: The Blade Itself

Plot: War is coming to the Union, from all directions. Traitors are rumoured to be corrupting the system from within, but are their confessions trustworthy? Inquisitor Glokta knows precisely what the prisoners are put through to confess, for he is on the other end of the torture instruments. 462 more words


Small Degrees

When was it exactly that I became . . . this? By small degrees, I suppose. One act presses hard upon another, on a path we have no choice but to follow, and each time there are reasons.

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Brandon Sanderson

Guest Post Review: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercombie (Reviewed by Jevon Knight)

Jevon Knights is a sci-fi/fantasy writer and blogger who wants to entertain with amazing stories and enlighten with great content. He posts science fiction fantasy topics on his blog, …

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Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: The Blade Itself (4 stars) by Joe Abercrombie

Verdict: A different kind of fantasy book. Knowing, earthy and home to one of the best anti-heroes I’ve ever had the pleasure to read.

I will first be honest and say that this is the second time I’ve read this book. 601 more words


Beware the Bloody Nine

Author Joe Abercrombie deserves credit for two great things when it comes to his fantasy First Law trilogy.

  1. The Bloody Nine. Logen Ninefingers, so known because one of his digits was excised during many one of his personal and/or tribal battles, is a simple dude.
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Judging a Cover by its...Wait a Minute

So, this summer has been an amazing process of discovery and really hard work.  Mostly hard work.  But that is what has made it so wonderful.   590 more words


Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie now going for $1.99 Kindle version as of 7/14/15

I am a big fan of Joe Abercrombie. The First Law triology and it’s characters rate very high on my list of best books/best characters I’ve read. 720 more words