Book Review: Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: In Valour and Vanity, master glamourists Jane and Vincent find themselves in the sort of a magical adventure that might result if Jane Austen wrote Ocean's Eleven. After Melody's wedding, the Ellsworths and Vincents accompany the young couple on their tour of the continent. Jane and Vincent plan to separate from the party and... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: The Seat of Magic by J. Kathleen Cheney

Summary: It’s been two weeks since Oriana Paredes was banished from the Golden City. Police consultant Duilio Ferreira, who himself has a talent he must keep secret, can’t escape the feeling that, though she’s supposedly returned home to her people, Oriana is in danger. Adding to Duilio’s concerns is a string of recent murders in... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: Dawn Cook

This originally appeared as part of the Author Appreciation series on the r/fantasy forum. You can check out more of the Author Appreciation series here. A Very Short Biography Dawn was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and although she moved away for a while, she has since moved back to her home state and makes... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: Irene Radford

This originally appeared as part of the Author Appreciation series on the r/fantasy forum. You can check out more of the Author Appreciation series here. A Very Short Biography Irene Radford was born Phyllis Irene Radford in 1950. Among other things, she is a passionate and native Oregonian, a historian, a lace-maker, a writer of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Witchmark by C.L. Polk

THANKS TO THE PUBLISHER AND NETGALLEY FOR PROVIDING ME WITH A COPY FOR REVIEW, THIS DID NOT AFFECT MY OPINION OF THE BOOK IN ANY WAY. Summary:      In an original world reminiscent of Edwardian England in the shadow of a World War, cabals of noble families use their unique magical gifts to control... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Plastic Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

THANKS TO THE PUBLISHER AND NETGALLEY FOR PROVIDING ME WITH A COPY FOR REVIEW, THIS DID NOT AFFECT MY OPINION OF THE BOOK IN ANY WAY. The Plastic Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg is the latest story set in the world she created with The Paper Magician. If you're familiar at all with The Paper Magician... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

A Crown of Wishes is a YA fantasy that explores themes of self-identity and love that is wonderfully written by Roshani Chokshi. The book is set in the same universe as The Star-Touched Queen but it is not a direct sequel and follows the story of Maya's little sister, Guari. Despite her fierce reputation as... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Paper Magician Series by Charlie N. Holmberg

I read this entire series in three days time so I'm going to talk about all three books here in one big review. The fact that I read them all so quickly will probably give you a head's up on how much I enjoyed reading these. Spoiler: I liked them a lot. The Paper Magician... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Blackthorn and Grim series by Juliet Marillier

I listened to these books on audio late last year and fell in love with the characters so much that I marathoned all three of these pretty much back to back. I'd read one of Juliet Marillier's books before, but that was a long time ago. I'm regretting not reading more of her work and... Continue Reading →

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