Curtis Craddock’s AN ALCHEMY OF MASQUES AND MIRRORS is an incredibly accomplished fantasy novel, combining various genre-fiction elements to create a story reminiscent of a decidedly more feminist version of The Three Musketeers.
Wherein I review the first book in Stephen King’s horror fantasy series The Dark Tower, and the movie adaptation of the same name starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.
The Hawkweed Prophecy series tells the lyrical tale of two young women each thrust into a world they don’t understand. Witchcraft, destiny, and true love figure prominently in this slow-moving YA series.
With a keen eye for detail, Sharon Shinn has crafted a subtly complex fantasy world that grabbed my attention from the very first page and held it fast.