Fantasy Book Reviews

Fantasy Book Reviews

Reviews of current and classic fantasy books geared more for adults. While I try not to give away all of the surprises, fantasy book reviews will include major plot points as well as advisories concerning graphic violence, explicit sexual content, and violence of a sexual nature which might be a trigger experience for certain readers. I will be reviewing both traditionally published and self-published fantasy novels, series, and short stories.

The Rating System

My rating system is based on five possible stars. Content will receive a G, PG, PG-13, or an R. For example, the first book of the Harry Potter series (yes, I know it's young adult but it works for this example) would receive four stars (those first couple of chapters dragged horribly). It would receive a content rating of PG for mild violence and potentially frightening content — I mean who didn’t gasp when Professor Quirrel turned around and Voldemort was on the back of his head? In contrast, the first book in the Game of Thrones series would receive five stars. It would receive a content rating of R for extensive graphic violence, explicit sexual content, and sexual violence. Please let me know if you think I've missed the mark on any of your favorite fantasy novels.