Zen Cho’s debut novel, Sorcerer to the Crown, was a delightful and inventive entry into the world of magical fantasy in the setting of the British Regency. It masterfully and quirkily dealt with issues of the patriarchy and feminism, plus there were dragons. This March, the next delightful saga in Zen Cho’s magical Regency world, The True Queen, enters the world.
Breach creates an alternate history novel that tells us the Berlin Wall is a magical barrier, not just a physical one. I had the chance to ask author W.L. Goodwater some questions about Breach among other things.
This week, I wanted to introduce you to an amazing collection of stories about a young Himba woman named Binti. Binti is a brilliant mathematician who leaves her village to attend a prestigious university on a different planet.
There is a reason that certain tales are as old as time. The Beast's Heart by Leife Shallcross in another telling of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, this time from the Beast's point of view.
In the market to begin a new epic fantasy series? Maybe something to help take the edge off once the final season of Game of Thrones airs on HBO? Luckily, there's a new series that will fit the bill coming this February. Gates of Stone, the first novel in the Lord of the Islands series, weaves tales of folklore and custom into a comprehensive tale of magic and political drama.
Here are just a smattering of new books that we are looking forward to in the first half of 2019! What's on your 2019 TBR list?
The next installment of Genevieve Cogman's Invisible Library series, The Mortal Word, checks all the boxes and is releasing on November 27th.
comparing and contrasting adaptations allows interesting discussions. And it provides a way to consider the material in a new light. Today, let's talk about Sharp Objects.
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Whether you want a classic like The Haunting of Hill House or a more modern tale like World War Z, there's a scary read for every taste!
Roam by Dez Schwartz is an innovative fantasy novel with a sweet romance and a premise that leaves worlds open to discovery.
Did you love Blackwing by Ed McDonald? Did you love The Holver Alley books by Marshall Ryan Maresca? Or are you just a fan of grimdark fantasy and rough characters? If any of those things are true, you are going to want to check out the fantastic new novel Priest of Bones, the first in the War For the Rose Throne series, by Peter McLean.
Are you a fan of pop culture? Do you love when your books refer to your favorite things in veiled or outright terms? In Worldshaper, the first book of Edward Willett's new fantasy portal series, you get seamless current world references woven into new worlds.
The Man in the High Castle meets Pacific Rim - if that doesn't catch your attention I don't know what will. That's the underlying presence behind Mecha Samurai Empire by Peter Tieryas.