I’ll be honest: I don’t really know how to review an art book. Much to my artist husband’s sorrow, my appreciation of art is usually limited to such devastatingly acute thoughts as, “Wow. Pretty.” I’m still training myself to read comic books. If I don’t stop to think about it, … Continue reading
This is the first book in the Finishing School series by Gail Carriger, released February 5th, 2013.
It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School.
Everyone knows that superheroes are boring. Villains are more interesting: more complex in their madness, more brilliant in their darkness. When the villains are also genius scientists… Well, then you have something remarkable. The authors writing for this collection go in all sorts of different directions. Some of their villains … Continue reading
This book is the first in a series from debut author Jay Kristoff called The Lotus War. It will be released on September 18, 2012 from St. Martin’s Press in hard cover and digital. Buy it here.
This is the debut novel from Daniel O’Malley, published on January 11, 2012 from Little, Brown.
The body you are wearing used to be mine.
So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is … Continue reading
Fated is the debut novel from Benedict Jacka. It’s been praised by no less than the likes of Jim Butcher — with good reason, I say. It released on February 28th, 2012 by Ace Books (a division of Penguin USA).
A Note from Kiara: Since today is my birthday, I’m taking a day off! The following review was written by my dear friend, ~ap~, who writes about reading over at Writing About Reading. She’s the best, and you should go read her. Especially since … Continue reading
Okay. We’re finally ready to announce a winner!
And our winner is….
Who said, “Sounds like an interesting read. Will have to check out her work.“
Well, now you can, Dawn! Please email me at: kiara at Waiting for Fairies dot com with … Continue reading
Since everyone else was busy doing end-of-year posts, I figured I’d throw my 10 cents out there as well. Here are my top 10 from 2011. These are books that I read in 2011, not necessarily that were published in 2011.