Flesh and Fire
Publish date: October 13th 2009
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
Series: Vineart War (#1)
This is a well written fantasy novel, the world building is very well thought out and presented nicely, the characters are well rounded and interesting. This book should have been catnip for me, and yet it was a chore to read. I was stuck in a blizzard and I still had trouble forcing myself to read ...
A unique take on a magic system, but all is not what it seems in regards to the rules governing the magic. In fact, finding out what's causing these strange things to happen is a major part of the plot. Traditional fantasy main character from humble beginnings. (Interestingly, all the most powerful ...
I just couldn't bear to pick this back up. :( I generally love Laura Anne Gilman but for some reason this book just didn't click with me. Maybe I'll try it again later.
One of the best secondary world fantasies I have read in a while. The magic system in particular is very different from the usual fare--all based on wine. I think the strongest parts of this book are the characters and the worldbuilding. I recommend this to anyone who likes secondary world fantasies...
This high fantasy centers around a world where wine is transformed into medicine and spells. But something's changing...and it's up to former slave now apprentice Jerzey to find out. I loved the world and it's inhabitants. Warning this book made me want to drink as I was reading it. Looking forw...