Book Review: The Winter of the Witch, Katherine Arden

Book Review: The Winter of the Witch, Book 3 Winternight Trilogy, Katherine Arden – Blog Tour: October 7, 2019 Fantasy: The Winter of the Witch, Book 3 Winternight Trilogy, Katherine Arden I try not to read series out of order, but the invitation to participate in a blog tour for a book that was already on […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Diana Bishop, All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Diana Bishop, All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness All Souls Trilogy: A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, The Book of Life   Fantasy Series: All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness Hopefully in the books you read, you will find characters that you can relate to as well as others you love.  […]

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 […]

Book Review: Voyage of the Basilisk, Marie Brennan

Book Review: Voyage of the Basilisk, Book 3 of the Memoirs of Lady Trent, Marie Brennan   Fantasy: Voyage of the Basilisk, Marie Brennan The Memoirs of Lady Trent is a fantasy series that grows more delightful the further you get into it. In Voyage of the Basilisk, the third of the series, Isabella Camherst […]

Book Review: Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett

Book Review: Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett   Fantasy: Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett Foundryside is an epic fantasy set in a new world where technology operates magically through the use of written commands that change the way reality works for an object. Certain rules seem to control how this works: the commands must be written correctly […]

Book Review: Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik

Book Review: Spinning Silver: A Novel, Naomi Novik Fantasy: Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik I didn’t particularly like Prince Casimir. He’d come to stay at my father’s house once, and I’d been beneath his notice, so he hadn’t been on his best behavior….He was nearly my father’s age, and a man who lived almost entirely on […]

Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons, Marie Brennan

Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons, Marie Brennan Fantasy: A Natural History of Dragons, Marie Brennan Lady Trent is a naturalist, an expert in dragons. For a woman to accomplish this in a Victorian-type society is no small accomplishment. It is little wonder, then, that her autobiography would be so eagerly sought by publishers. […]

Book Review: Foxglove Summer, Ben Aaronovitch

Book Review: Foxglove Summer, Rivers of London Book 5, Ben Aaronovitch   Fantasy: Foxglove Summer, Rivers of London Book 5, Ben Aaronovitch   This fifth installment of the DC Peter Grant series of books brings London’s very most junior detective wizard to the country. Two young girls, age 11, have gone missing. Since on very […]