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More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Robin Hobb's Fool's Assassin for only 1.99$ here!Here's the blurb:Nearly twenty years ago, Robin Hobb burst upon the fantasy scene with the first of her acclaimed Farseer novels, Assassin’s Apprentice, which introduced the characters of FitzChivalry Farseer and his uncanny friend the Fool. Show More Summary

Provisional Speculative Fiction Top 5 of 2017

Time flies and we've reached the halfway point of the year! Here are the top 5 speculative fiction novels published in 2017 I've read so far! =) Click on each title to read my review... 1- Assassin's Fate by Robin Hobb (Canada, USA,Show More Summary

Mini-Review of Assassin’s Fate by Robin Hobb

6 months agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Book Description from Penguin Random House (CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR FOOL’S ASSASSIN and FOOL’S QUEST): More than twenty years ago, the first epic fantasy novel featuring FitzChivalry Farseer and his mysterious, often maddening friend the Fool struck like a bolt of brilliant lightning. Show More Summary

Robin Hobb contest winner!

This lucky winner will receive my extra copy of Robin Hobb's excellent Assassin's Fate! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- Nelcy Basson, from Strasbourg, FranceMany thanks to all the participants!

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (May 22nd)

In hardcover:Robin Hobb's Assassin's Fate debuts at number 15. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.In paperback:Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid’s Tale maintains its position at number 1 (trade paperback). For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.

Win a copy of Robin Hobb's ASSASSIN'S FATE

I received an extra copy of Robin Hobb's excellent Assassin's Fate, so I'm giving it away to one lucky winner! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:More than twenty years ago, the first epic fantasy novel...Show More Summary

Assassin's Fate

Even though it was another slow-moving affair which ended with another major cliffhanger, I enjoyed almost everything about Robin Hobb's Fool's Quest. In my review, I warned readers who hadn't read The Liveship Traders trilogy and The Rain Wilds Chronicles to do so before they continued reading The Fitz and the Fool trilogy. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

Never do what you can't undo until you've considered well what you can't do once you've done it.- ROBIN HOBB, Assassin's Fate (Canada, USA, Europe)About 200 pages into this one and it's pretty good thus far! =)

Quote of the Day

These must be your only three thoughts: I will escape. I will make them fear me. And if I have the chance, I will kill them.- ROBIN HOBB, Assassin's Fate (Canada, USA, Europe)

Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb

11 months agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

The liveship Vivacia is in the hands of the pirate king Kennit, who has won the living ship's heart with his kindness and rejection of slavery. But Althea Vestrit is not prepared to let her family ship be taken into piracy. Having refloated the liveship Paragon and assembled a crew, she now plans to retake her vessel. Show More Summary

The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb

The fortunes of the Vestrit family have become more desperate. Their liveship, the Vivacia, has been captured by the notorious "pirate king" Kennit and is now helping liberate slaver ships on the seas between Jamaillia and Chalced. The...Show More Summary

Wertzone Classics: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb

The Bingtown Traders have grown rich from the use of the liveships, great, sentient sailing ships made of the fabled wizardwood. After three generations of captains die on their decks, they quicken into life. Epheron Vestrit's deathShow More Summary

Assassin's Quest by Robin Hobb

Betrayed, tortured and left for dead, Fitz has survived the depredations of his mad uncle Regal and been taken to safety in the countryside of the Six Duchies. Plagued by nightmares and trauma, Fitz eventually recovers enough to swear himself to two tasks: the murder of Regal and the safe rescue of Verity, the long-missing true king. Show More Summary

Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb

Winter has fallen, bringing a brief respite from the depredations of the Red Ship Raiders. Fitz, returning to Buckkeep from the Mountain Kingdom, finds Prince Verity working hard to build ships and watchtowers to defend the coast, but everywhere the conniving Prince Regal is working to undermine his brother and pave his own way to the throne. Show More Summary

Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb

The Six Duchies are troubled by internal strife. King Shrewd's eldest son and heir, Prince Chivalry, has fathered an illegitimate son. Riven by guilt and controversy, Chivalry abdicates his position and goes into into exile. His son, Fitz, is raised in Buckkeep and tutored in the ways of becoming an assassin. Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

For a limited time, you can download Robin Hobb's excellent Ship of Magic for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Bingtown is a hub of exotic trade and home to a merchant nobility famed for its liveships—rare vessels carved from wizardwood, which ripens magically into sentient awareness. Show More Summary

Cover art for Robin Hobb's ASSASSIN'S FATE

Del Rey just revealed the cover art for Robin Hobb's forthcoming Assassin's Fate. Can't wait for the conclusion of this series!

Speculative Fiction Top 10 of 2015

1- Nemesis Games by James S. A. Corey (Canada, USA, Europe)2- Fool's Quest by Robin Hobb (Canada, USA, Europe)3- The Liar's Key by Mark Lawrence (Canada, USA, Europe)4- Gemini Cell by Myke Cole (Canada, USA, Europe)5- Originator by Joel...Show More Summary

TAWNY MAN trilogy gets spectacularly awful new covers

2 years agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

For inexplicable reasons, the American editions of Robin Hobb's Tawny Man Trilogy have been given some new covers which are quite remarkably terrible.Fool's Errand: 17th Century gentleman out for a stroll after a hard day oppressing the peasantry. Show More Summary

Fool's Quest

Although it was a slow-moving affair that ended with a major cliffhanger, I pretty much loved everything about Robin Hobb's Fool's Assassin, and I was really looking forward to finding out what would happen next. So it was with great pleasure that I sat down to read Fool's Quest when I returned from my trip to Chicago. Show More Summary

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