The Book Of M by Peng Shepherd One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man’s shadow disappears—an occurrence science cannot explain. He is only the first. The phenomenon spreads like a plague, and while those afflicted gain a strange new power, it comes at a horrible price: the loss of all their memories.… Continue reading Review: The Book Of M by Peng Shepherd
City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of eighteenth-century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trades she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, and a mysterious gift for healing—are all tricks, both… Continue reading Review: City Of Brass by S A Chakraborty
Blackwing by Ed McDonald Hope, reason, humanity: the Misery breaks them all. Under its cracked and wailing sky, the Misery is a vast and blighted expanse, the arcane remnant of a devastating war with the immortals known as the Deep Kings. The war ended nearly a century ago, and the enemy is kept at bay… Continue reading Review: Blackwing by Ed McDonald
Not So Much, Said The Cat by Michael Swanwick Amazon Michael Swanwick takes us on a whirlwind journey across the globe and across time and space, where magic and science exist in possibilities that are not of this world. These tales are intimate in their telling, galactic in their scope, and delightfully sesquipedalian in their… Continue reading Review: Not So Much, Said The Cat by Michael Swanwick
I know, it's been a bit longer than expected since my last post. Sorry! We went to visit some family, and then started house hunting. Which takes a lot of time - who knew?! (Well, we did but oh well!) What we didn't realise is how quickly property sells here, especially if it is a… Continue reading June Book Haul!
Night Shift by Charlaine Harris Amazon At Midnight’s local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves—only to be used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the… Continue reading Review: Night Shift by Charlaine Harris