Feathertide by Beth Cartwright

Feathertide is a heartfelt coming of age story written in the style of a fairy tale, making it a perfect next read for fans of Naomi Novik or Katherine Arden. Marea is born with a unique trait of mysterious origin – golden bird feathers covering her body. As a girl, her mother convinces her thatContinue reading “Feathertide by Beth Cartwright”

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay

The Animals in That Country is a (weirdly prescient) book that takes place at the onset of a viral flu pandemic. However, instead of developing a questionable sense of grocery store etiquette, those infected with the virus develop an ability to communicate with animals. The story follows Jean, a wannabe park ranger who has aContinue reading “The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay”

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini

To be rated upon release The Inheritance Cycle had a huge influence on me as a teenager and helped ignite my love of dragons, fantasy and reading in general. So after a bit of radio silence from Christopher Paolini, I was incredibly excited to read early chapters from To Sleep in a Sea of Stars.Continue reading “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini”

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence (Book of the Ice 1)

I’m a Mark Lawrence virgin. There, I said it. But The Girl and the Stars caught my attention as it has a similar setting to Megan Lindholm’s (Robin Hobb’s) amazing Reindeer People duology. I only have two regrets. The first, that I left it so darn long to pick up one of Lawrence’s books. TheContinue reading “The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence (Book of the Ice 1)”