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Review: Warlord Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #6) by Shami Stovall

Kings. Dragons. The start of an all-consuming war. As the twelve god-creatures appear in the world, nations brace for a inevitable struggle. Some have allied themselves with the Second Ascension in return for power and protection, but the Frith Guild aims to form a counter alliance. Volke Savan, along with the other arcanists of the […]

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Review: World Serpent Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #5) by Shami Stovall

Death. Destiny. The rise of god-arcanists. Volke Savan has reunited with the Frith Guild just in time to help fight the Second Ascension, a group of power-hungry dastards bent on controlling the newly created god creatures. The world serpent is the first on their list, and if the Second Ascension manages to harness its power, […]

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Discussion: Flintlock Fantasy, what is it?

So first things first: Flintlock Fantasy is a subgenre of Fantasy (actually it’s a subgenre of a subgenre) that is kind of unofficial. It’s not widely known, nor used as a common tag, but it’s acknowledged if small. The genre name comes from the use of flintlock weapons, a type of mechanism in guns. It’s […]

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Review: Plague Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #4) by Shami Stovall

Deserts. Rogues. A secret hidden in an underground maze. Every moment counts as Volke Savan races south to the city of New Norra. His goal: find Theasin Venrover, the famous artificer who may have a cure for the arcane plague. Separated from most of the Frith Guild—and even his sister—Volke must rely on the crew […]

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It’s release day for World Serpent Arcanist!

This is a pretty atypical post for me, but I’m excited, so who cares! Today is the release day for Shami Stovall’s fifth installment in the Frith Chronicles, called World Serpent Arcanist. You can find the Amazon listing here! For the record, I am not being paid to promote this book, author, or series, I’m […]

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Review: Coliseum Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #3) by Shami Stovall

Adventure. Competition. A duel to the death. While on a journey to the famous city of Thronehold, Volke Savan learns of the Sovereign Dragon Tournament. The massive celebration involves hundreds of arcanists competing for fame and glory, and Volke is determined to win. Dark forces dwell in the city, however, and rumors of the legendary […]

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Discussion: True Forms of Magical Creatures (inspired by the Frith Chronicles)

Introduction For this post I will be discussing magical creatures from Shami Stovall’s Frith Chronicles. In this series, magical creatures are stuck in their youth until they bond with a suitable human being. The bonding allows the creatures–now called eldrin–to grow and become more powerful. This also gives the human the ability to use magic […]

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Review: Dread Pirate Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #2) by Shami Stovall [Witchy Readathon #2, ScallyWagAThon #1]

Volke and his friends are now all apprentices under Master Zelfree. Traveling with the Frith Guild, the apprentices are gaining more ground with magic. But when visiting an island known for its griffin bonding ceremonies, the group learns about a pirate crew that intentionally inflicted the arcane plague on a grown griffin. With the name […]