Blog Tour: The New Land, Daisy Bourne

Book Review: The New Land, Tales of Avalon Book 1, Daisy Bourne   Young Adult/Fantasy: The New Land, Tales of Avalon Book 1, Daisy Bourne Blog Tour November 29, 2021   Young fans of Arthur, Merlin, and fantasy novels in general may be drawn to this series following the heroes of Camelot in their new home, a […]

Blog Tour: The Arcane, Andrew S. French

Book Review: The Arcane, The Arcane Book 1, Andrew S. French   Fantasy: The Arcane, The Arcane Book 1, Andrew S. French Blog Tour November 28, 2021   Alice is a survivor. Abandoned at birth, raised in the foster care system, she has managed to excel academically and has earned a college scholarship at the young age […]

Book Review: Across the Green Grass Fields, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Across the Green Grass Fields, Wayward Children Book 6, Seanan McGuire   Fantasy: Across the Green Grass Fields, Wayward Children Book 6, Seanan McGuire   Regan is a normal little girl. That is what she desperately wants to be. Normal is defined unyieldingly by her friend Lauren. Normal little girls don’t play with snakes — […]

Book Review: The Girl with No Face, M.H. Boroson

Book Review: The Girl with No Face, The Daoishi Chronicles Book 2, M.H. Boroson   Fantasy: The Girl with No Face, The Daoishi Chronicles Book 2, M.H. Boroson   Xian Li-Lin saved San Francisco’s Chinatown, saved her father, and proved that her ability to see spirits was not a curse but a gift. As a result, […]

Book Review: The Refrigerator Monologues, Catherynne M. Valente

Book Review: The Refrigerator Monologues, Catherynne M. Valente   Fantasy: The Refrigerator Monologues, Catherynne M. Valente   Sometimes I pick up a novella to give myself a break from the thick volumes that I so often read. There’s something satisfying about a book that can be read completely in just an hour or two. Get […]

Book Review: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton

Book Review: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton   Science Fiction/Fantasy: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton   Ah, nicknames. Sometimes they are ironic–a large man being called “Tiny,” a fast runner being called “Slowpoke.” Sometimes they are complimentary–a smart woman being “Computer” or a dependable friend being called “Rock.” Sometimes they are affectionate: “Baby,” “Honey,” “Bubba.” […]

Book Review: Fuse, Julianna Baggott

Book Review: Fuse, Pure Trilogy Book 2, Julianna Baggott   Book Review: Fuse, Pure Trilogy Book 2, Julianna Baggott   Fuse. In the dystopian future created by Julianna Baggott in the book Pure, people caught outside the Dome during the detonations of atomic bombs and nanoparticles became fused with whatever they were nearest. Mothers fused to their […]