– What Happened – My October was dominated by two 700+ page doorstop fantasies. I found it a little tricky to review The Desert Prince since I really loved one of the main characters, but the rest of the plot didn’t really stick with me. Empire of the Vampire, my first ever Kristoff read, was […]Read More What’s up, November?
Well, September ended and nobody woke me up.Read More What’s up, October?
THAT means going through my emails to see how much money I’ve spent on books recently.Read More What’s up, September?
Just five months ’til Christmas/a brand new year of wondering where all the time has gone!Read More What’s up, August?
With Nevair’s debut novel described as a queer, character-driven sci-fi story inspired by a Greek tragedy, there was no chance I would miss it.Read More Goodbye to the Sun by Jonathan Nevair
I can’t discuss much of the plot and avoid spoilers for the first book, but I can say that while Spin the Dawn is seeded with hope, triumph and romance, Unravel the Dusk is conversely a tale of desperation and loss.Read More Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim
May was the most wonderful time of the year once again, with Wyrd and Wonder taking over social media!Read More What’s up, June?
These stunning US and UK editions of Elizabeth Lim’s Asian-inspired YA novel Spin the Dawn have been stalking me on social media for a while now. When I noticed the book was still available on Netgalley, I requested a copy as motivation to jump into the series and see what all the fuss is about.Read More Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
Dickinson’s worldbuilding is uniquely abstract, full of pseudoscience and steampunk anachronisms, invented philosophical frameworks, and reimagined gender roles.Read More The Tyrant by Seth Dickinson
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Hive | Book Depository | Waterstones Publisher: Orbit Books Publish Date: 11 May 2021 Page Count: 401 pages With his novellas and short stories, P. Djèlí Clark has become a big name in fantasy, most recently with Ring Shout, a dark fantasy retelling of the Ku Klux Klan’s […]Read More A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark