If you want to see my journey of reading Malice by John Gwynne, I just posted a blog on my YouTube channel. But I also wanted to share with you all what I learned while reading my first epic fantasy since Game of Thrones.
I had this idea about myself and the kind of fantasy that I love. I always assumed that epic fantasy was too intense for me, that there would be too many characters to keep track of, and that I would be confused the entire time. All these things were valid at the beginning of Malice, but I eventually found my rhythm and was hooked. I consider myself to be open to most genres, so I don’t know why I had my wall up when it came to more intense fantasy. I guess I was intimidated. Though Malice didn’t become a favourite of all time, I will be continuing with the series and it will always have a special place in my heart for showing me this is a genre that can work for me.
Now, I need your help! Where do I go from here? I want to read more epic fantasy, high fantasy, grimdark, etc. Give me all of the recommendations!