5 Interesting Links for 04-17-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Household Objects (History) Household objects we now take for granted often have curious or even checkered pasts. Here are some glimpses of how they came to be in our lives. … Continue reading

Ready for Love by Marie Force

For a small place, there sure are a lot of love stories on Gansett Island, and each with a different path. Ready for Love picks up a year after Joe and Janey found their much-delayed happiness, but though Luke and … Continue reading

The Iron Crown by M.A. Grant

This is the third in a tightly woven series where the events overlap to create a beautiful tapestry founded in Celtic myth yet with elements all its own. Each novel is a gay romance where troubles in the fae world … Continue reading

Lady of Devices by Shelley Adina

This book is a cross between a Victorian Era romance in tone and steampunk in world. It is delightful, and I regret waiting so long to read it after I purchased a box set of the first four books on … Continue reading

Lander by J. Scott Coatsworth

Lander is the second in The Oberon Cycle and a middle book, though one with its own issues and resolutions. It starts right after Skythane, making me wish I’d binge read the two though I rarely do that. There’s a … Continue reading

The Electricity Fairy by Alex Mar

Loïe Fuller, or La Loïe, is the inventor of modern dance as we know it. She transfixed her audience through movement embellished with light and costume design. This short history reveals the moment where she takes a small, uncredited part … Continue reading

Hers to Tame by Rhenna Morgan

Hers to Tame delivers on the expectations Morgan has built up in this and her related series. There’s plenty of snappy dialogue and a strict code of honor, but the book also shows what family should be like, whether found … Continue reading

The Queen of Clocks and Other Steampunk Tales edited by Crysta K. Coburn

I rarely review anthologies because not all the stories work for me in most. I was pleasantly surprised to find something to like in all these stories, even the more horrific I usually shy away from. A lot of what … Continue reading

Wishes on Wildflowers by Valerie Comer

I love a good second chances novel as much because it gives people the opportunity to change as the conflict inherent in knowing someone so well before but knowing them not at all now. This book adds in another factor … Continue reading

Death Be Raven by Katie Epstein

When you’re a dedicated reader like me, you develop a list of authors you can count on to match a specific book mood. Katie Epstein quickly earned a spot on that list, and with the third book in The Terra … Continue reading