Summary: Set in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian peninsula, The Bird King is the story of Fatima, the only remaining Circassian concubine to the sultan, and her dearest friend Hassan, the palace mapmaker. Hassan has a secret--he can draw maps of places he's never seen and bend the shape … Continue reading Book Review: The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
Well, I think I'm finally getting a bit back on track with things. I've only got a few more 'must read because they're past due or almost due' books to get through. I'm still, of course, getting distracted by other books, but as long as I'm also reading some I need to read then I … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Finally Making Progress Again
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. First of all, just look at that gorgeous cover. G. Willow Wilson's debut novel Alif the Unseen was … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
Well, besides my haul at the Baltimore Book Festival, I have made some other acquisitions this past month. Surprise surprise! Wow, I didn't realize how carried away I got with ebooks until I was putting together this post. Ummmm, well most of them were either free or on sale at least. O.o Some of these … Continue reading New Arrivals!