This Week in Reading: Vampires and Dragons, Oh My

Hi all! This past week was stressful at times but I made it through and also somehow managed to finish two books. Because my reading is whim-based at the moment, I suddenly got in the mood to read the rest of the Vampire Academy books by Richelle Mead. I left off at book 2 a … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Vampires and Dragons, Oh My

Book Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Summary: In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a woman named Rachel, who makes her living as a scavenger, finds a creature she names “Borne” entangled in the fur of Mord, a gigantic, despotic bear. Mord once prowled the corridors of the biotech organization known as the Company, which lies at the outskirts of … Continue reading Book Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Books I Missed Getting to in 2020

Well, there were a ton of books I would have liked to get to in 2020 but failed to do so. Some of this is because I was concentrating on back list books more than new releases but also just time and at one point I was in and out of a slump...wow. I'm just … Continue reading Books I Missed Getting to in 2020

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: On Fragile Waves by E. Lily Yu

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. Firuzeh and her brother Nour are children of fire, born in an Afghanistan fractured by war. When their parents, their Atay and … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: On Fragile Waves by E. Lily Yu

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Edited By by Ellen Datlow

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. Edited By is a thoroughgoing attempt to reflect both the quality and infinite variety of the fiction Ellen Datlow has championed in … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Edited By by Ellen Datlow

Announcing r/Fantasy Virtual Con!

Starting next week on r/fantasy we're going to be hosting our first ever virtual convention and we're all very excited about it! With everything going on in the world we thought we'd reach out to some of our favorite authors and to those who may have their book tours cancelled due to the global COVID-19 … Continue reading Announcing r/Fantasy Virtual Con!

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

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. Everything about Father is stories. Robin of Locksley and his one true love, Marian, are married. It has been close on two … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Drowned Country by Emily Tesh

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. Drowned Country is the haunting follow-up to Emily Tesh's lush, folkoric debut, Silver in the Wood. Last time I checked goodreads this … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Drowned Country by Emily Tesh

Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Oh, it's a opinion time, yay! It's been a long time since I've done a discussion post and I don't think I've ever really officially titled one 'discussion' so maybe this is a first? Either way, discussion posts are part of my goal as a blogger this year, so here we go. I've talked at … Continue reading Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Book Review: Desdemona and the Deep by C.S.E. Cooney

Summary:     In Desdemona and the Deep, the spoiled daughter of a rich mining family must retrieve the tithe of men her father promised to the world below. On the surface, her world is rife with industrial pollution that ruins the health of poor factory workers while the idle rich indulge themselves in unheard-of … Continue reading Book Review: Desdemona and the Deep by C.S.E. Cooney