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Hell Bent – Terrifically Twisted

Hell Bent is finally here, and the continuation of Galaxy “Alex” Stern’s story was everything I could have hoped for and more. It’s been over three years since Ninth House was published, and I was both desperate and wary of jumping into the long-anticipated sequel. But have no fear, Leigh Bardugo brought the heat in…

The Quill To Live Most Anticipated Watchlist: 2023

Every year the members of The Quill to Live gather together to plan out our reads for the next year and flag the books we are most looking forward to in order to ‘claim’ reviewer status among ourselves. We figured it might be fun to share our list of choices in case you were curious…

A Guide To All Things The Witcher

Every year The Witcher seems to increase in popularity because it’s a fantastic IP and because it has shown up in a multitude of forms and mediums. However, unlike the more centralized efforts like Sanderson’s Cosmere, or the MCU, these cross-medium takes on the property are mostly self-contained and have seemingly different objectives. This can…

Why You Should Read The Culture – Part One: The Hub

After the stunning popularity of our “Why You Should Read Malazan” post, I sat down and thought about what other massive series could use a deep dive guide for new readers. While there are a ton of series that we love, there are only a few that are complex enough in their wonder that they…

Why You Should Read Malazan – Part 1: The Introduction

So I am going to do something I swore I would never do: review my favorite fantasy series of all time - The Malazan Book of the Fallen. The reason I am breaking my self-promise is the lovely people at Tor sent me copies of the new Malazan spin-off stories to review, Dancer’s Lament and…