Review: A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness

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Review: A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches (Goodreads) Author:  Deborah Harkness (@DebHarkness) Rating: Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and […]

Review and Giveaway: Stormdancer, Jay Kristoff

Title: Stormdancer (Goodreads) Author:  Jay Kristoff (@misterkristoff) Rating: Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father Masaru are sent to capture one for the Shogun, they fear that their lives are over. Everyone knows what happens to those who fail him, no matter how hopeless the task. But the mission proves far […]

Review: India Black, Carol K. Carr

Title: India Black (Goodreads) Author:  Carol K. Carr Rating: When Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies from a heart attack while visiting her brothel, Madam India Black is unexpectedly thrust into a deadly game between Russian and British agents who are seeking the military secrets Latham carried. Blackmailed into recovering the missing documents by the […]

Review: Seraphina, Rachel Hartman

Title: Seraphina (Goodreads) Author:  Rachel Hartman (@_rachelhartman) Rating: Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty’s anniversary draws near, however, […]

Review and Giveaway: The White Thread, K.B. Hoyle

Title: The White Thread (Goodreads) Author:  K.B. Hoyle (@kbhoyle_author) Rating: Darcy’s return to Cedar Cove Family Camp is marked by a mysterious disappearance, and in Alitheia a new message from the Oracle adds to the riddles that must be deciphered if they are to expel the dark evil that hovers over the land. The six friends and the […]

Review: Glitch, Heather Anastasiu

Title: Glitch (Goodreads) Author:  Heather Anastasiu (@h_anastasiu) Rating: In the Community, there is no more pain or war. Implanted computer chips have wiped humanity clean of destructive emotions, and thoughts are replaced by a feed from the Link network. When Zoe starts to malfunction (or “glitch”), she suddenly begins having her own thoughts, feelings, and identity. Any […]

Review: Legends of Australian Fantasy

Title: Legends of Australian Fantasy (Goodreads) Editors:  Jack Dann and Jonathan Strahan Rating: Celebrate the legends of Australian fantasy. Extraordinary voices … extraordinary worlds. Come to Erith, to a faerie tale with a sting, or to Obernewtyn, long before the Seeker was born. Revisit a dark pocket of history for the Magician′s Guild or get caught up […]

Review: Throne of Glass, Sarah J Maas

Title: Throne of Glass (Goodreads) Author:  Sarah J Maas (@sjmaas) Rating: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake: she got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in […]
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