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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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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

Smoke and Summons- Book Review

Smoke and Summons is the first book in a new trilogy by author Charlie N. Holmberg. Best known for “The Paper Magician” series, Holmberg is back writing about another unique kind of magic.