Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone series

I wouldn't usually review an entire series together but I decided to binge them in a weekend and now I'm not 100% sure I can tell the difference between the books. Trying to do minimum spoilers but be warned the successive books' reviews will probably reveal a lot about the one before!   DAUGHTER OF … Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone series

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Book Review: Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Summary In this sparkling debut, magic and mayhem clash with the British elite… The Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, one of the most respected organizations throughout all of England, has long been tasked with maintaining magic within His Majesty’s lands. But lately, the once proper institute has fallen into disgrace, naming an altogether unsuitable gentleman—a … Continue reading Book Review: Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Book Review: The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs

Summary In the contested and unexplored territories at the edge of the Empire, a boat is making its laborious way up stream. Riding along the banks are the mercenaries hired to protect it—from raiders, bandits, and, most of all, the stretchers, elf-like natives who kill any intruders into their territory. The mercenaries know this is … Continue reading Book Review: The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs

Book Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Summary A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. In this season of dying, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to … Continue reading Book Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury