Seraphina by Rachel Hartman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Dragons are the enemy – and Seraphina’s mother was one. If a war starts between the humans and the dragons, what will happen to her? Will music save her life? Will the Saints lives provide a clue or do their collective writings mean Seraphina should … More
Reread. Awww, Miss Trouble With Authority meets Mr. “L’état, C’est Moi”. Fun. It’s interesting to re-read the first book of a series after reading the first six. The seventh won’t come out for another few months. (Darn it, why can’t the author’s compress time and get me the book already!) Kate has a secret to … More Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
The story cheats – it fails to follow genre standards in two places! Well done. Nameless boy, who might or might not be related to heroes from previous books, has leadership written all over him. This does not sit well with one other boy, who would quite like leadership and has a sharp knife to … More Tale of Oriel & Tale of Elske by Cynthia Voigt
When two people don’t quite fit into the crowd – he’s the Baron-to-be, she’s the witch – it must mean that they are meant for each other, right? But no. The square shape doesn’t fit into the round hole, but the dodecahedron doesn’t fit into the circle or the square. The Baron is dying, and … More I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
It’s freezing this winter. I don’t like it. The only solution is to read about people having an completely, utterly miserable time in the terrible cold. Come read with me. The Frozen Menace by Ursula Vernon Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames Kolymsky Heights by Lionel Davidson Summerlong by … More Walking ‘Round in Winter Wonderland
Most adorable book ever. I rec it to everyone 10 years and older. A young dragon caught a cold… in his fire. According to Grandpa in mythical Japan, he has to eat a phoenix shell in the Far North to relight his fire. Clearly, his two friends ill will tag along to help.
Disclaimer: Vatta had a war several books long, I missed it. Now Admiral Ky Vatta is having peace, and apparently peace comes with a heavy side-dish of people trying to kill her. What fun. Uncle CEO Vatta died ages ago, Auntie CEO wants to step down, and Cousin CEO-to-be needs Ky’s signature in order to … More Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon