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The Year’s Best Science Fiction Vol. 1 Edited by Jonathan Strahan (Part 1)

The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2020 Anthologies can be hit or miss depending on the editor’s vision. I picked this one up on NetGalley hoping to see a glimpse of the current short fiction world. What I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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Nyssa Glass and the Juliet Dilemma by H.L. Burke

Another dashing adventure as Nyssa attempts to flee a false accusation of murder along with her new friend Ellis, who has his own reasons for leaving. A pair of upper-crust runaways, though, take their forged papers at gunpoint before they … Continue reading

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Berry on Top by Valerie Comer

From practically the first moment, this book brings on the tension between the main characters, Liz and Mason. At first, we only know something happened between them traumatic enough to make Liz abandon her life and her family to teach … Continue reading

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Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce

This novel is a fitting conclusion to the Song of the Lioness series. It brings the overall series together in a way I didn’t expect, even with hints in the previous two books, and offers a full tale of its … Continue reading

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Penelope by Anya Wylde

This story is firmly planted in two common Regency tropes, that of love developing between the dour guardian and his charge and a country mouse let loose on London society. Rather than overturning these tropes, the book embellishes them with … Continue reading

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