Alternate World/Reality/History Category

Book Review: The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 3 of Vampire Empire Publisher: Pyr (9/4/12) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars I was so happy when I found out that Clay Griffith and […]

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Waiting on Wednesday 10/07/15

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! Mogsy’s Pick: A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly: February 2, 2016 (Saga Press) I had to pinch myself, this book sounded too good to be true. Magical realism? Gangs and mobsters? Set […]

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Book Review: Dragon Coast by Greg Van Eekhout

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Dragon Coast by Greg Van Eekhout Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 3 of Daniel Blackland Publisher: Tor (9/15/15) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s really interesting to me how the Daniel Blackland trilogy has evolved over the […]

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YA Weekend: Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson Genre: Young Adult, Steampunk Series: Book 1 of Rebel Mechanics Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 14, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 2.5 of 5 stars “Magic vs. Machines” seems to be a recurring theme […]

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Book Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Great Library Publisher: NAL (July 7, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars I spent most of the last week bouncing up and down telling everyone I know about Ink and Bone. In case I haven’t already gotten the chance to […]

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Book Review: The Floating City by Craig Cormick

Genre: Fantasy, Alternate History Series: Book #2 of The Shadow Master Publisher: Angry Robot (July 7, 2015) Author Information: Website Tiara’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars, but with some caveats   Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Full Disclosure: A review copy of this book was provided to me by Angry Robot via Netgalley. I […]

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Book Review: The Shadow Master by Craig Cormick

Book Source: Purchased Genre: Fantasy, Alternate History Series: Book #1 of The Shadow Master Publisher: Angry Robot (June 24, 2014) Author Information: Website Tiara’s Rating: ????? of 5 Stars (I don’t even know, man) Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Two warring families prepare for war when the brother of one of the powerful households, […]

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Book Review: The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod

A review copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Her Majesty’s Psychic Service Publisher: Tor (May 19, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars I have a weakness for gaslight […]

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Waiting on Wednesday 04/15/15

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! Mogsy’s Pick: The Geomancer by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith: November 3, 2015 (Pyr) Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith have been busy lately, with their new Crown and Key series coming out soon […]

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Book Review: The Mechanical by Ian Tregillis

The Mechanical by Ian Tregillis Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Alchemy Wars Publisher: Orbit (March 10, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars Like many fans of Ian Tregillis, I was first introduced to his work with the Milkweed Triptych, a series about British warlocks versus Nazi super-soldiers in an alternate history of […]

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