Category Archives: Fantasy

Poison Study by Maria Snyder

After a drought of good fantasy novels I’ve been lucky enough to come across two truly exquisite books in the same week. The first was Naomi Novik’s His Majesty’s Dragon, about which I’ve already spoken of here. It was one … Continue reading

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His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

The deck of the French ship was slippery with blood, heaving in the choppy sea…Thus begins Naomi Novik’s riveting debut novel. I was grabbed from that first sentence and engulfed into a rousing Napoleonic era adventure. Though some reviews are … Continue reading

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The Decoy Princess by Dawn Cook

The Decoy Princess by Dawn Cook came to me highly recommended. The book kept popping up on my recommendations from Amazon, and has been on the reading lists of Sherwood Smith and Charlaine Harris. For all of this online visibility … Continue reading

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Sherwood Smith

I can’t get enough of this great author. I was tickled to discover a short story called “Beauty” recently in the fantasy anthology Firebirds. This sweet little tale picks up some twenty years down the road from Court Duel. Ms. … Continue reading

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