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.
This winter is far too cold for me. The only cure is to read books set on snowy mountains. With avalanches that kill people. (and preserve them for future viewing…) There are no avalanches in my city! It’s not so bad! See? At least I don’t have to stay in a stinky yak barn to … More Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan
If you could read your boyfriend’s mind wouldn’t you know that he’s just using you? Apparently this occurs to no one, because the little operation is just for –emotions–. A lot of the humor fell flat for me. Not my favorite book by Connie Willis.