Book Review: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan

Book Review: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan Fantasy: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan   Her grandmother is the renowned naturalist and explorer Lady Trent. Her grandfather, a famous linguist and philologist. Her father an oceanographer, her mother an astronomer. Audrey Camherst has a lot of family history to live up to. Stung by […]

Book Review: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, Marie Brennan

Book Review: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, The Lady Trent Memoirs Book 5, Marie Brennan Fantasy: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, The Lady Trent Memoirs Book 5, Marie Brennan Isabella Camherst, aka Lady Trent, has traveled from the mountains to the desert and across the ocean to study dragons. Her discoveries, along with her colleague and friend Tom […]

Book Review: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Marie Brennan

Book Review: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Lady Trent Memoirs Book 4, Marie Brennan Fantasy: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Lady Trent Memoirs Book 4, Marie Brennan   Lady Trent’s previous three memoirs have told the story of how she began studying dragons, her marriage to Jacob Camherst, and her trip to Eriga and her voyage on […]

Book Review: Lies Sleeping, Ben Aaronovitch

Book Review: Lies Sleeping, Rivers of London, Book 7 , Ben Aaronovitch Fantasy: Lies Sleeping, Rivers of London, Book 7 , Ben Aaronovitch   Martin Chorley, aka “The Faceless Man,” is planning something big. It involves a custom made bell, thefts from archaeological sites, and an ancient sword. No one is quite sure what is […]

Book Review: Dracul, Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

Book Review: Dracul, Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker Fantasy/Horror: Dracul, Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker You know, I like sleeping. I like dreaming. I like pleasant dreams, with sunshine and laughing children and small animals gamboling about. Beaches are nice: warm sand and inviting waters with my wife at my side. Those are the kinds […]

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 […]