Tag Archives: fantasy

Coming Soon! May 2012 novels that have caught my interest

I can’t believe it’s May already. Where did Spring go? So! May. May means two books I’m very, very curious about are being released soon. Hooray for new books! The Killing Moon N.K. Jemisin Fantasy May 1, 2012 Orbit ISBN: 9780356500768 … Continue reading

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Review: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

Throne of the Crescent Moon is the first book in a planned trilogy, and after reading it, I’m impatient to read the next installment. I enjoyed it thoroughly, and encourage everyone to check it out. Continue reading

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Coming Soon! February 2012

There are several releases this month that look interesting, but the one that I have been waiting in anticipation for is Saladin Ahmed’s Throne of the Crecent Moon. Continue reading

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November releases that interest me

November releases that have piqued my curiosity, 2011 edition. Continue reading

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Coming Soon! October 2011

October 2011 releases that have caught my interest. Continue reading

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Hugos!

The 2011 Hugo Awards were announced this weekend. Continue reading

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Review: The Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Let me start off the review by saying that I loved this novel. I think everyone should read it. It’s a fun, imaginative story with a lead character, Ejii, who I found easy to sympathise and identify with. Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The April Releases I’m Curious About

I say all that and yet there are three new releases I find intriguing this month, and all three are the first books in a new series. Now the internal dialogue begins: do I jump in and buy as soon as they come out? Wait until the library has them? Hold out a few years until the rest of the series is published or close to finishing? Continue reading

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Review: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

My favorite aspect of the story, though, is Yeine’s voice. There’s something about her narration, practical attitude and attempts to straddle two different cultures and families, navigate the minefield of politics, assist her friends, and find justice for her mother that resonated with me. Continue reading

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Tor.com’s reader’s poll: Best SFF Novels of the Decade

In early January Tor.com had a reader’s poll of the ten best fantasy and science fiction novels of the last decade. I mentioned it here. Well, the good people at the publisher/web site have been tallying up the votes, and the results are in! Continue reading

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