Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway, Book One in the Wayward Children series, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Every Heart a Doorway, Book One in the Wayward Children series, Seanan McGuire Winner: 2017 Hugo Award Winner: 2017 Alex Award Winner: 2017 Locus Award Winner: 2016 Nebula Award Nominated: 2017 World Fantasy Award   Nancy is new to […]

Book Review: The Kingdom of Copper, S.A. Chakraborty

Book Review: The Kingdom of Copper, The Daevebad Trilogy, Book 2, S. A. Chakraborty Fantasy: The Kingdom of Copper, The Daevebad Trilogy, Book 2, S.A. Chakraborty   S.A. Chakraborty’s debut novel, The City of Brass, was one of the most highly honored fantasy novels of 2017. Her 2019 sequel, The Kingdom of Copper, continues the […]

Book Review: The Mortal Word, Genevieve Cogman

Book Review: The Mortal Word, The Invisible Library Book 5, Genevieve Cogman Fantasy Series: The Mortal Word, The Invisible Library Book 5, Genevieve Cogman   The Invisible Library has become one of my favorite series, and a new book by Genevieve Cogman is a delight I look forward to enjoying as often as it comes. […]

Book Review: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor

Book Review: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor Fantasy: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor   “My name is Sunny Nwazue and I confuse people.”   That may be one of the best lines I’ll ever read introducing a character. Sunny is many things. An American girl growing up in Nigeria, the daughter of two Igbo parents. An albino. And as […]

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi   Fantasy: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi Zelie’s mother was killed because she had magic. Many people were killed during The Raid, when magic disappeared from the world and those who once had used it were targeted by the king. Since that fateful night all those […]

Book Review: Sparrow Hill Road, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Sparrow Hill Road, Book 1 Ghost Roads Series, Seanan McGuire Fantasy Short Story Collection: Sparrow Hill Road, Book 1 Ghost Roads Series, Seanan McGuire Rose Marshall wants to avoid being killed. Again. She was killed once already, in 1952, run off of Sparrow Hill Road in Michigan, and since has wandered the roads as a “hitcher,” a […]

Book Review: Midnight Riot, Ben Aaronovitch

Book Review: Midnight Riot, Rivers of London Book 1, Ben Aaronovitch Urban Fantasy: Midnight Riot, Rivers of London Book 1, Ben Aaronovitch Sometimes we get asked, “How do you pick the books to read/review?” A lot of times it is from other readers and reviewers. Often it is books nominated for different awards. If we like one […]