Book Review: Bannerless, Carrie Vaughn

Book Review: Bannerless, Bannerless Saga Book 1, Carrie Vaughn Fiction: Bannerless, Carrie Vaughn In the dystopian future, being “bannerless” could mean any number of things. Many of them are not good. On the least pejorative side of the meaning, one simply has not yet earned the right to receive a banner. Banners are given when […]

Book Review: The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo

Book Review: The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo Fiction: The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo Defying categorization, The Night Tiger falls somewhere in between mystery and fantasy and historical romance. Yangsze Choo’s second novel is beautiful, with memorable characters and a compelling plot full of twists.   Ren is a very young houseboy. He claims to be […]

Book Review: The Tropic of Serpents, Marie Brennan

Book Review: The Tropic of Serpents, Book 2 of the Memoirs of Lady Trent, Marie Brennan   Fantasy: The Tropic of Serpents, Marie Brennan   Isabella Camherst can face dragons. She has met with heads of state, with scientists from around the world. She survived the cold steppes and the machinations of local warlords, and […]