Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley 5 star. The princess pricked her finger, and… Not the story you’d expect. Read all her books. ALL OF THEM. Omnitopia: Dawn by Diane Duane 5 star. standalone book. Obsidio by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff 5 star trilogy conclusion The Reluctant Queen by Sarah Beth Durst 4 star. sequel. … More SFF Good Times
Short stories in the Dresden Files universe. Molly’s stories take place at two points in her story-arc. Johnny Marcone the mob guy gets a story, and so does Anastasia Luccio, Warden. Harry gets to be a teacher. It’s so cute. Cuter: Bigfoot gets 3 stories – it is fun, silly, and mght make you think … More Brief Cases by Jim Butcher
I used to read lots of sword-and-sorcery, and this book has some of my favorite authors… I was so bored.
A book of short stories about teenagers, framed by a potty-mouthed teen. The teens are all on a wilderness hike back to civilization, as a rehabilitation for crimes they did or didn’t do. “I was framed” is interesting when someone is volunteering their crime. Stephanie Kuehn wrote the only 5 star story: Why I Set … More Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson
Does having a Heaven require an equal and opposite Hell? *shudder* Read this book during daylight only.
I don’t think these stories were bad so much as I’m just tired of the series.
Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner My rating: 5 of 5 stars Remember Kamet, the ambassador’s slave from a few books ago? Eugenides, King of Atolia & Thief of Eddis sent a solider to steal him. Most of the book is a travel journey, blessed by the god of “how many ways can you … More Good Batch this week
The princess is blind. She also refuses to speak, and who can heal that? Not the doctors, only the tiger. So off Princess Cinnamon goes to forest, which she can’t see, to hang with the tiger. Strange story, lovely artwork.
No happy endings. No resolutions at all. 3 narrators take turns in this book: I don’t like any of them enough to remember their names. -One psychopath (a girl, tho they are usually men in literature), -one possible psychopath (he only used to be evil, now he’s maybe reformed) and -one alleged psychic who makes … More Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn
First of all, the cover: is it eldritch abomination with tentacles hanging down, or is it pointy white hoods coming up in the night? Yes. It is. If you read Lovecraft, you probably know Mr. Braithwaite. I didn’t, so I met the sorcerer in this book. It took a while to realize he was a … More Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff