A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

I finished reading A Deadly Education (The Scholomance #1) last week, and thoroughly enjoyed it, but reviewing the book turned out to be a struggle. When I try to describe it to people I think would enjoy the story, the … Continue reading

Chaos in Milan by Edale Lane Giveaway

The last book of Edale Lane’s Night Flyer Trilogy, Chaos in Milan, is now available. You can read my reviews of the series, but here’s a hint about what they say: I enjoyed the trilogy a lot. In case I … Continue reading

Persephone Station by Stina Leicht

The description of Persephone Station intrigued me from the start. I enjoyed both television shows listed as comparable, while the line between space opera and military science fiction is a favorite of mine. It’s strange how something that falls tightly … Continue reading

Chaos in Milan By Edale Lane

This book serves as the culmination of the main arc in the Night Flyer Trilogy. It brings various story lines together from as far back as the first book, Merchants of Milan. Still, the catchup is smoothly inserted into the … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-18-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Nature (Art) Artist Lisa Stevens goes by the tag seaurchin, a hint to her source of inspiration. Her works are inspired by coral in both their color and shapes. I … Continue reading

Mine to Keep by Rhenna Morgan

Rhenna Morgan has become one of my favorite authors. She combines strong female leads with self-aware male leads in stories hinging on honor and acceptance. The heroes in NOLA Knights may be tainted knights because they are Russian bratva, similar … Continue reading

Fairy Tales Punk’d edited by Phoebe Darqueling

The retellings included in Fairy Tales Punk’d are quite wide in scope, choosing fairy tales I know and ones new to me as well as more modern folk tales. Their genres vary from sweet retellings to twists with darker, although … Continue reading

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

My son recommended this book to me, and since I enjoyed the first in Naomi Novik’s sideways fairy tale retellings, I requested it from the library. Little did I know how well this novel fits into my long-term fascination with … Continue reading

Marry Me for Real, Cowboy by Valerie Comer

I found the opening of the first Cavanagh Cowboys Romance fun. The story jumps right in to their first strange meeting. In another’s hands, the situation could have been scary, and some aspects were. But the muddle between Adam Cavanagh … Continue reading

The PV-3 Mutagen by Beryll and Osiris Brackhaus

I agreed to review The PV-3 Mutagen because I found the blurb intriguing, and while it didn’t turn out exactly as I’d expected, the novel lives up to its promise. This story is somewhere between a paladin’s quest and a … Continue reading