Book Review: Calculated Risks, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Calculated Risks, InCryptid Book 10, Seanan McGuire   Fantasy: Calculated Risks, InCryptid Book 10, Seanan McGuire   There are a number of obscure and overlooked holidays in America and the rest of the world. Somehow on January 13 I failed to properly observe National Rubber Ducky Day. I am writing this review on Dr. Seuss […]

Book Review: Imaginary Numbers, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Imaginary Numbers, InCryptid Book 9, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Imaginary Numbers, Seanan McGuire   It is a testimony to both the volume and quantity of books Seanan McGuire writes that I am only now featuring one from her InCrypted series. Nominated for the Hugo Award for best series, InCryptid tells the stories of a […]

Book Review: Come Tumbling Down, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Come Tumbling Down, Wayward Children Book 5, Seanan McGuire   Fantasy: Come Tumbling Down, Wayward Children Book 5, Seanan McGuire   We’ve met Jack and Jill before in the Wayward Children series. Born to parents who tried to mold their daughters into their ideal of the “perfect” child, they escaped by finding a doorway to […]

Book Review: In an Absent Dream, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: In an Absent Dream, Wayward Children Book 4, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: In an Absent Dream, Wayward Children Book 4, Seanan McGuire   Katherine Lundy is a quiet child who likes knowing the rules and knowing what is expected from her. That is not to say, though, that the rules and expectations of this […]

Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky, The Wayward Children Book 3, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Beneath the Sugar Sky, The Wayward Children Book 3, Seanan McGuire   Seanan McGuire has an extraordinary gift for springing the unexpected upon you in a way that makes you think, “No way, of course it’s that way!” So when a major character […]

Book Review: The Unkindest Tide, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: The Unkindest Tide, October Daye #13, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: The Unkindest Tide, October Daye #13, Seanan McGuire   “My family tree has a lot of thorns, and a tendency to draw blood.”   This dry observation from protagonist October “Toby” Daye could describe key plot elements of almost any of the now thirteen […]