Fantasy: 'King of Thorns' by Mark Lawrence [second opinion added]
Steampunk: 'The Emperor's Edge' by Lindsay Buroker [second opinion added]
Nathan also has an ongoing project to reread the entire Discworld canon in sequence.
You can find the blog here. Naturally, all my reviews will continue to be posted here and on Goodreads, and my other ramblings will be posted here. All my fantasy and sci-fi reviews will also be posted on Fantasy Review Barn.