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Review: Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey

I haven’t read everything Jacqueline Carey has ever written, but I’ve read a decent chunk of it. And I’ve always liked it. Kushiel’s Legacy is one of my favorite series, one that I reread every couple of years. The Agent … Continue reading

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Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

I don’t really know why I’m surprised, but NetGalley is learning my tastes. I wouldn’t be surprised if somewhere in the back end of that site, there was a note in my profile that said, “Loves fairy tales!” Or maybe … Continue reading

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Review: Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan

Of all of Sarah Rees Brennan’s books, I had only read The Demon’s Lexicon before I read this one. I liked it, but because I read it when it first came out, by the time the next two books in … Continue reading

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Review: Kingfisher by Patricia A. McKillip

Patricia A. McKillip is one of my favorite authors. Without fail, at the end of every one of her books, I find myself thinking, “That was amazing. That was so beautiful. I honestly have no idea what I just read. … Continue reading

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Review: City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

When I made the resolution to be healthy at the end of last year, I didn’t mean to let yoga and barre take over my life. I have actually been reading (though not as fast as I’d like), but not … Continue reading

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Review: An Apprentice to Elves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear

In the years since A Companion to Wolves came out, I have probably re-read it at least once a year. It has held a place on my list of favorite books and the list of books I re-read when I … Continue reading

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Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

I’ve been going crazy for three whole days. Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell’s most recent collaboration, The Sleeper and the Spindle, came out on Tuesday and I wouldn’t have the money for it until today, Friday—a day when I’ll be … Continue reading

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Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Full disclosure: I’ve only read one of Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series and while I thought the premise of them was interesting, at the same time it wasn’t what was really calling to me at that point in my life. (They … Continue reading

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Review: The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan

What is is about vacation that apparently makes me want to read historical fantasy? Whatever it is has lead me to blaze through all four volumes of Mary Robinettte Kowal’s Glamourist series while I was in England, Scotland, and Ireland … Continue reading

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Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Holly Black’s Tithe came out when I was in high school at a time when I was pretty much done with YA books. Not because I’d “grown out” of them—that anyone could grow out of any sort of book is … Continue reading

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