This is a review that has intrigued me for a while. I may have to grab a copy and check it out after this review. I mean dinosaurs and epic fantasy?

dinosaur lordsThe Dinosaur Lords by Victor Milán.

Genre: Fantasy

Series:The Dinosaur Lords #1

Publisher: Tor Books (July 28, 2015)

Author Information:Website | Twitter

Length: 448 pages

My Rating: 3.5 stars

When The Dinosaur Lords was first announced back in 2015, the hype was palpable across the fantasy genre.  The concept, the book cover, and that endorsement from George R.R. Martin created expectations which rose into the stratosphere; every fantasy reader seeming to be dying to get their hands on this cross between Jurassic Park and Game of Thrones.

Then the novel was released.

Reviews were mixed.  Some loved it.  Some hated it.  Most naysayers felt  Victor Milán’s epic was too slow, too devoid of world building, too lacking in dinosaurs!  Even those who enjoyed this opening salvo in the series had some issues with the pacing and character development, among other things. And the majority of readers seemed…

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  1. I started reading this but got a little bored in the first 100 pages- especially when they compared it to Game of Thrones. Not a bad book by any means, I just found something that grabbed my attention more. Still, I don’t see what the hype is all about.

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