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
This high-stakes space-based adventure will be perfect for those who loved Children of Time, also by Adrian Tchaikovsky.Read More Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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?
Scientist nuns in space. A slug spaceship on heat. Sinister diseases. Sisters of the Vast Black is a little slice of sci-fi weirdness that I really enjoyed.Read More Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
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
– What Happened – What happened?? I discovered Magic the Gathering: Arena on iPhone, that’s what happened. I’ve lost lost entire days of my life to that game, and I’m shocked to find out that it’s suddenly almost May. I’ve always wanted to play MTG but never met anyone else who played, so I’ve had […]Read More What’s up, May?
The Sword in the Street is a low fantasy, slice-of-life story set in a city where all workers require patron sponsorshipRead More The Sword in the Street by C. M. Caplan
Being compared to A Game of Thrones might be a rite of passage for new release fantasy books, but I was somewhat surprised to see J. S. Dewes’ *sci-fi* debut receive the same treatment.Read More The Last Watch by J. S. Dewes