March 6, 2020

Rating: B+ (overall), B (The Emperor's Finest) / A- (The Last Ditch) / A- (The Greater Good)

Length: 875 pages, standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

Have I really not posted any Ciaphas Cain omnibus reviews?  That's a surprise, considering that serie...

January 18, 2020

Rating: A
Length: 370 pages, standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

Making my way through the pulp authors of yore, the next one on my list was Clark Ashton Smith (how surprising, I know).  I'd heard that his contemporaries (like H.P. Lovecraft and Fr...

December 8, 2019

Rating: C+ (overall), C- (The Black Company) / C+ (Shadows Linger) / C+ (The White Rose)
Length: 704 pages, slightly larger than standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

Before I say anything about this collection, I feel compelled to point out that I g...

October 20, 2019

Rating: C+
Length: 439 pages, standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

As I've said before, I'm a fan of swords-and-sorcery.  Thus, having overcome my lack of firsthand experience with Robert E. Howard's writing, it was time to fix never having read any...

September 22, 2019

Rating: A+
Length: 892 pages, standard hardcover page size

Despite being a fan of multiple early-1900s writers (like Edgar Allen Poe and Howard Phillips Lovecraft) and having a fondness for the low fantasy swords-and-sorcery subgenre, I'd never read any of Robert E. Howa...

July 19, 2019

 

Rating: A+
Length: 66 page PDF

This is clearly a different sort of book than what I usually review.  However, it's also a fantastic resource, so I felt like it was well past time for me to put up a post about it (also, I wanted to break the streak of nothing but workou...

April 23, 2019

Rating: C
Length: 458 pages, standard paperback font size, larger than standard paperback page size

I don't have a grudge against British fantasy authors.  I'm sure that people who know me well would back me up in how much the opposite of racist I am.  And yet, there jus...