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Norse fantasy novels pt 7: Magic and Seidr

Abra Cadabra pull a rabbit from a horn of mead! – Magic and Seidr   Magic exists in the majority of the Norse Fantasy books I have read, from a basic level of other realms existing alongside our own to magically cast by carving or throwing of runes, acts of Continue Reading

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Let’s Talk Novels-Norse fantasy novels pt 6: Fur and Feathers

Norse Fantasy Novels Part 6: Horses, Dragons, Ravens and a Squirrel? – Fur and Feathers: A select number of all the Norse Fantasy Novels I have read feature Norse mythical animals in a major role although they do mostly appear in settings or as challenges for heroes and heroines or Continue Reading

Norse fantasy novels pt 5: Gods, Demi-gods and Mortals

What is a God without Mortals or a Mortal without a God?  A large majority of Norse Fantasy books involve Gods or other mythical characters and Mortals – and when I say mortals I mean regular everyday folks like me and you..Unless you are actually a goat reading this than.. Continue Reading

Norse Fantasy Novels pt. 4: The Pantheon

How many Aesir does it take to build a wall? – Cast of the Pantheon First up, what is a Pantheon I hear you cry? Well a Pantheon is; “all the gods of a people or religion collectively” or “a group of particularly respected, famous, or important people”. So basically Continue Reading