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Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings

This is the fourth book in the Belgariad series that I will finish this year.

Published: 1984

Genre: epic fantasy

Length: 375 pages

Setting: Algaria, Riva and Drasnia, moments after the end of Magician’s Gambit

Summary: Short version: Garion is crowned the Riven King Continue reading

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Eldest by Christopher Paolini

This is the second book in the Inheritance Cycle. I enjoyed Eragon (although I read it before I started doing book reviews) and figured it was worth picking up the next book in the series.

Published: 2005

Genre: YA fantasy

Length: 668 pages

Setting: mostly with the elves of Alageasia, soon after the events of Eragon

Summary: Short version: Eragon trains before the big battle
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Magician’s Gambit by David Eddings

This is the third book in the Belgariad series that I am determined to finish this year so I can return the books to my friend.

Published: 1983

Genre: sword and sorcery fantasy

Length: 307 pages

Setting: traveling from Maragor to the Vale of Ardur to Ulgo and Cthol Murgos, following the events of Queen of Sorcery Continue reading

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Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

After giving up on The Name of the Rose, I had no library books in the house to read. So, I turned to my Kindle and found an E-authored book to read! This was provided free by Tor as part of a monthly book club.

Published: 1999

Genre: epic fantasy

Length: 666 pages

Setting: various locations within the Malazan Empire Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Avatar by Jacqueline Carey

Published: 2003

Genre: epic fantasy

Length: 702 pages

Setting: from the world’s equivalent of Europe to the Middle East to Africa, 10 years after Kushiel’s Chosen

Interest: It’s the third Terra D’Ange book Continue reading

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Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Published: 2010

Genre: epic fantasy

Length: 843 pages

Setting: the world of The Wheel of Time series, soon after the events of The Gathering Storm

Interest: It’s the 13th book in the Wheel of Time series with one left and I want to know how it all ends. Continue reading

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A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

Published: 2011

Genre: epic fantasy

Length: 1152 pages

Setting: the worlds surrounding Westeros, concurrent with events occurring in A Feast For Crows

Interest: I reread the Song of Ice and Fire last year (although it looks like I didn’t write up my summary of A Feast For Crows) and didn’t finish this book. Continue reading

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