Announcements · ReadAThon

Announcement | Women in Translation Bingo 2018

WIT Month was started by Meytal Radzinski to get people reading more books by women in translation. Learn more about it here. Women in Translation Bingo is back for the second time! Only this time I planned everything ahead instead of deciding to create a bingo challenge one week before August. There are no prizes.… Continue reading Announcement | Women in Translation Bingo 2018

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Read-Along | Kushiel’s Dart – Chapters 1-4

And it's started! For those who don't remember there's a read-along of Phèdre's trilogy in the Kushiel's Legacy Series happening on r/fantasy. I'm one of the people leading it and will be posting my thoughts here as well. Chapter 1 Book opens with assertion that Phèdre isn’t a bastard child. Despite a culture with sacred… Continue reading Read-Along | Kushiel’s Dart – Chapters 1-4

r/fantasy Bingo 2018 · Review

Review | Sorcerous Rivalry by Kayleigh Nicol

Title: Sorcerous Rivalry Author: Kayleigh Nicol Published by: Blue Feather Publishing My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Purchased Content Warning: Murder, Accusations of sexual assault   "In the peace following the Great Mage Hunt, the king's long-time mistress is revealed as a sorceress. Locked away for the safety of the kingdom,… Continue reading Review | Sorcerous Rivalry by Kayleigh Nicol

Lady Classics · r/fantasy Bingo 2018 · Review

Review | Inanna: A New English Version, translated by Kim Echlin

Title: Inanna: A New English Version Translator: Kim Echlin Published by: Penguin Canada Where I got the book: Public Library My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Content Warning: Rape, Murder   Before we have novels, we have poetry. Before poetry, we have tax records and other business related writings, but those aren't super riveting to read.… Continue reading Review | Inanna: A New English Version, translated by Kim Echlin

Announcements · Read-Along

Announcement | Kushiel’s Legacy Read-Along

Jacqueline Carey announced she was retelling Kushiel's Dart from Joscelin's perspective. I have not stopped screaming since. Now we're doing a read-along of Kushiel's Legacy on r/fantasy. The read-along covers the three books of Phèdre's trilogy, starting with Kushiel's Dart. (Illustrations by Tran Nguyen. Subterranean Press Limited Edition.) Kushiel's Dart "The land of Terre d'Ange is a place of… Continue reading Announcement | Kushiel’s Legacy Read-Along

r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

Review | Starlings by Jo Walton

Title: Starlings Author: Jo Walton Published by: Tachyon Publications My rating: 2 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Net Galley ARC "A strange Eritrean coin travels from lovers to thieves, gathering stories before meeting its match. Google becomes sentient and proceeds toward an existential crisis. An idealistic dancer on a generation ship makes an… Continue reading Review | Starlings by Jo Walton

r/fantasy Bingo 2018 · Review

Review | Servant of the Crown by Melissa McShane (Spoilers)

Title: Servant of the Crown Author: Melissa McShane Published by: Night Harbor Publishing My rating: 5 our of 5 stars Where I got the book: Purchased Content Warning: Misogyny "Alison Quinn, Countess of Waxwold, is content with her bookish life—until she’s summoned to be a lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Tremontane’s mother for six months. Even… Continue reading Review | Servant of the Crown by Melissa McShane (Spoilers)