If I recall correctly, I’ve read just two Edith Wharton books: Ethan Frome and The House of Mirth. I recently reread synopses of the plots of these books to refresh my memory, and confirmed that they were both as depressing as I had recalled. Well written and compelling, but very ... more >
When a party of goblin warriors find themselves trapped behind enemy lines, it’ll take more than whining (and a bemused Elven veterinarian) to get them home again. Nine Goblins is a novella of low…very low…fantasy. Dear Ms. Kingfisher, I love this novella. Really, really love it. The cover is wonderful, ... more >
When the Great War is over, will their love be enough? After two years at the mercy of the Canadian Expeditionary force and the German war machine, Harry ran out of metaphors for death, synonyms for brown, and images of darkness. When he encounters color among the floating islands of ... more >
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What if the memories of Christmas past were getting in the way of Christmas future? It’s been nearly two years since Harriet lost Jonno, but she’s finally decided that it’s time to celebrate Christmas again. Then she finds a stash of graphic novels belonging to her comic book-loving husband in ... more >
Trigger warning (spoilery): Content warning: Dear Tom Sweterlitsch, Your science fiction thriller with horror elements, The Gone World, came highly recommended by Thea at The Book Smugglers. The Book Smugglers is a site that has rarely steered me wrong, so I decided to give the book a shot, despite the ... more >