I don’t typically write reviews for anything less than a full book, but I kept seeing this one around and I was intrigued. NetGalley only had an excerpt available for review so here we are. The excerpt was roughly the first ~150 pages of the book, so that’s what I’ll … Continue reading
This book is a lot of fun and is also deadly serious. Anne Bishop’s books are almost always layers of rainbow-colored confection hiding a sharp blade edge beneath.
Her Black Jewels Trilogy (which became much more than a trilogy, let’s be honest) was a magical coming of age tale filled … Continue reading
Invitation to Love
Come when the nights are bright with stars
Or come when the moon is mellow;
Come when the sun his golden bars
Drops on the hay-field yellow.
Come in the twilight soft and gray,
Come in the … Continue reading
Happy Friday the 13th! The only remaining holiday that Hallmark doesn’t have a card for (please don’t disabuse me if I am wrong)!
- It’s Mary Robinette Kowal’s birthday and she’s giving us gifts! Read her novelette here.
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When friends are so close they’re blood, you don’t need anything but a request to walk into a sword with your head held high.
— Spirit’s End by Rachel Aaron
First, you should probably go and read Delilah Dawson’s post. I’ll give the same admonishment here: I’m not posting this for bravery accolades, or to be told I’m wrong, or that I’m right, so I’m asking you to refrain from … Continue reading
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. (Donna Roberts)