Book Review: An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass #20BooksofSummer

Summary: In Cantagna, being a sorcerer is a death sentence. Romy escapes her hardscrabble upbringing when she becomes courtesan to the Shadow Lord, a revolutionary noble who brings laws and comforts once reserved for the wealthy to all. When her brother, Neri, is caught thieving with the aid of magic, Romy's aristocratic influence is the … Continue reading Book Review: An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass #20BooksofSummer

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Book Review: Turning Darkness Into Light by Marie Brennan

Summary: As the renowned granddaughter of Isabella Camherst (Lady Trent, of the riveting and daring Draconic adventure memoirs) Audrey Camherst has always known she, too, would want to make her scholarly mark upon a chosen field of study. When Lord Gleinheigh recruits Audrey to decipher a series of ancient tablets holding the secrets of the … Continue reading Book Review: Turning Darkness Into Light by Marie Brennan

Book Review: Last Bastion by Rachel Aaron and Travis Bach #20BooksofSummer

Summary: Bastion was supposed to mean safety. It was supposed to mean a break from fighting for their lives and a chance to talk to someone who might actually know what’s going on. Access to their gold and some beer would have been nice, too. They got none of those things. When Tina and James … Continue reading Book Review: Last Bastion by Rachel Aaron and Travis Bach #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: Lace and Lies by Nancy Warren #20BooksofSummer

Summary: Cardinal Woolsey’s Yarn Shop has been chosen to appear on TV Great publicity! Until a murder stops the cameras… Celebrity knitting designer Teddy Lamont is coming to Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting and yarn shop in Oxford to run a special class that will be televised. Lucy Swift can’t wait to host the popular, flamboyant designer … Continue reading Book Review: Lace and Lies by Nancy Warren #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: The Queen’s Advantage by Jessie Mihalik

Summary: When Queen Samara Rani fulfills the promise she made to Emperor Valentin Kos to visit his court and meet with his advisors, she knows they won’t welcome her with open arms, especially when she’s been tasked with discovering the traitors within their ranks—traitors she tricked out of five million credits. As soon as Samara … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Advantage by Jessie Mihalik

Book Review: The Spec Set by Taya Okerlund #20BooksofSummer

Summary: Copernicus Science camp looks harmless enough on the surface, at least no one will tell you otherwise, least of all Max McKenzie, who doesn't speak at all. He can't even defend himself when he's implicated in a high stakes chemical theft from the camp lab. Or can he? His brother Emile is desperate to … Continue reading Book Review: The Spec Set by Taya Okerlund #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: The Blood Prince by Josie Jaffrey #20BooksofSummer

Summary: The price of freedom is always paid in blood. The sovereigns of the Silver have awakened, but the Queen is a fractured shell of the woman Cam remembers. He hopes to put her back together by finding her son, the missing prince. At least, that’s what he tells his friends when he leaves for … Continue reading Book Review: The Blood Prince by Josie Jaffrey #20BooksofSummer