Book Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Summary:   Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. And thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something … Continue reading Book Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Book Review: Master of the World by Edward Willett

Summary: Shawna Keys has fled the world she only recently discovered she Shaped, narrowly escaping death at the hands of the Adversary who seized control of it...and losing her only guide, Karl Yatsar, in the process. Now she finds herself alone in some other Shaper's world, where, in her first two hours, she's rescued from … Continue reading Book Review: Master of the World by Edward Willett

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee

Summary: DRACULA? A mere figment of superstition, a thing that could not exist. SABELLA? A very real person, an enticing girl of flesh and warmth - who detested the sunlight, who required the blood of young men to feed upon, who was all that Dracula was said to be except never one of the "undead." … Continue reading Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee

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

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers