Life of a Book Hoarder

Epic Fantasy Recommendations

Originally posted at Geek Girl Authority

If your reading tastes are anything like my own, you enjoy a meaty, epic fantasy. Like me, you might be wondering what the hell you should read next while you wait (possibly in vain) for the next installment from the Song of Ice and Fire series. To help pass the time, I’m here to recommend a few other epic reads (this is by no means a comprehensive list and I could easily recommend many more!) that might slake your thirst.

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Book Review

Book Review: A Time of Omens

A Time of Omens
By Katharine Kerr

My Edition:
Paperback, 395 pages
1992, Bantam Spectra
ISBN: 0553290118

From the back of the book: In Deverry the volatile history of humanity continues as a dashing young king journeys to his throne in disguise, fulfilling an ancient prophecy. In the Westlands the exiled lord Rhodry travels anonymously as a silver dagger – a mercenary – as he did in his youth, following a destiny that will take him from the grassy plains of the elven peoples to the hills and towns of Deverry, where the dark forces are gathering. And from the shadowy land of the Guardians come omens, ill-defined and mysterious, that seem to point the way towards cataclysmic war. 

This is book 6 in Kerr’s epic 15 book series and it’s technically book 2 of Act 2 (The Westlands) – so I really won’t say much about the plot.

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