Tag Archives: fantasy

Movie review: Spectral (2016) directed by Nic Mathieu

Today I am hosting  Melfka – a writer, a gamer, an artist, a friend, a very creative girl with a great personality. Welcome on this blog! She decided to treat Readers of this blog with a guest review of Spectral, a … Continue reading

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Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

I found this one while reading a review published on Carole Rae Random Ramblings blog – thank you very much, Carole and Blodeuedd for featuring it!  Synopsis (mostly from Goodreads): Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought … Continue reading

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Review: Archangel (Samaria 01) by Sharon Shinn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Through science, faith and force of will, the Harmonics carved out for themselves a society that they conceived of as perfect. Diverse peoples held together by respect for each other and the prospect of swift punishment if … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (French: Les Aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec), directed by Luc Besson

Synopsis with some info: This 2010 French fantasy adventure feature film is loosely based on the comic book series of the same name by Jacques Tardi. As in the comic, the film follows the eponymous writer and a number of recurring side characters in a … Continue reading

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Review: The Plains of Kallanash (Brightmoon Annals 01) by Pauline M. Ross

I was sent a complimentary copy of that novel by the author, Pauline M. Ross, who is, like me, one of contributors of the Fantasy Review Barn. I’ve known Pauline’s online persona for some time – we’ve befriended each other … Continue reading

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Review: The Darkling Thrush by Josh Lanyon

Synopsis: Nothing has gone right for Colin Bliss, a young American Librivenator, since he arrived to London as a part of an international exchange program. First, he was met by Magister Septimus Marx, his immediate superior, and failed to make … Continue reading

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Review: Shalador’s Lady (The Black Jewels 08) by Anne Bishop

Synopsis (from Goodreads): For years the Shalador people suffered the cruelties of the corrupt Queens who ruled them, forbidding their traditions, punishing those who dared show defiance, and forcing many more into hiding. Now that their land has been cleansed … Continue reading

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