“An Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir

So, it’s been almost a month since my last post, which I’ll probably talk about in a post later this week. But first I want to talk about this book I read yesterday. It’s the debut novel, and first in … Continue reading

“The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog” Re-read

Spoilery spoilers ahead. Read the book first, please! The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog is the 7th Amelia Peabody mystery, and one of my favorite of the early ones in the series. I’m not sure why exactly, but I’ve … Continue reading

“Throne of the Crescent Moon”

A few months ago I saw a retweet from someone about this new author who had won an award for his debut fantasy novel called Throne of the Crescent Moon. I was intrigued by the title and once I’d seen … Continue reading

“Kalimpura”

I posted about reading Kalimpura by Jay Lake before, but since I’ve now finished it I can give a little more informed response to the book. Overall, I greatly enjoyed it and will certainly be seeking out the two prequels, … Continue reading

Reading Wrong Way ‘Round

There’s really nothing like picking up an intriguing new book by an author you’ve never read before, liking the synopsis enough to start reading…and discovering that the book is clearly the tail-end of a series. *sigh* I picked up Kalimpura … Continue reading

“A River in the Sky”

This is definitely not a book review. First the disclaimer. This blog post will almost certainly not be a completely unbiased examination of the book, A River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters. Simply put, the author is my personal … Continue reading