5. Half the World
In the second Shattered Sea novel by Joe Abercrombie, the young heroine Thorn finds herself caught up in the schemes of Father Yarvi, Gettland’s minister. She must cross half of the world to find allies against the High King, while learning lessons of blood and deceit along the way.
6. The Skull Throne
New York Times bestselling author Peter V. Brett will release the fourth installment of the Demon Cycle series “The Skull Throne” in 2015. While a preview of the beginning of the novel is available on the author’s website, it comes with a warning:
“I wouldn’t advise reading this unless you have already finished The Daylight War, as it is spoileriffic. Proceed with caution!” Brett writes.