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Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal’s Shades of Milk and Honey was a beautifully crafted tale that melds fantasy and historical fiction, a combination I’d love to read more often. I was certainly intrigued with the description of this book: “Jane Austen + Magic” but my attention was held by the heroine and her singular presence. Jane Ellsworth, … Continue reading

Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan was the kind of book I didn’t know I was longing for until it fell in to my lap, and I devoured it page by page. It jolted me awake with its authentic voice, unique lore, fast paced plot, and blend of humor & darkness. Plus I fell head over … Continue reading

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

I picked up Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder, before boarding a transatlantic flight from Ireland to California. I wanted something engrossing and different, a story that would capture my attention through all matter of delays, boredom, and turbulence. Luckily, I chose wisely; I could barely put Poison Study down and finished it within hours … Continue reading