Half a King (Shattered Sea #1) by Joe Abecrombie: A Kick-Arse Fantasy with Swathing Settings & Blood-Thirsty Baddies Galore – Book Review (Grimdark Fantasy)

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie is a grimdark fantasy novel and the first instalment in the Shattered Sea trilogy. It revolves around a young man named Yarvi who is preparing to take the final examination towards becoming a minister of sorts. However, when news of his father’s and brother’s—king and prince—death reach him, his…

Weekend Reads #6: Dark Fantasy & Space Survivor

Good morning and happy Saturday to all! So far my weekend has been going good. The plan is to watch films and play through Borderlands with Sir Betrothed, in addition to reading of course. If I could change anything, it would be this damned weather! It’s so cloudy outside, yet the heat is suffocating, creating…