Zen Cho

Sorcerer to the Crown

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Pan In Regency London, Zacharias Wythe is England's first African Sorcerer Royal. He leads the eminent Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, but a malicious faction seeks to remove him by fair means or foul. Meanwhile, the Society is failing its vital duty - to keep stable the levels of magic… Continue reading Sorcerer to the Crown

Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches

I decided to do the Book2Screen Challenge this year and I’m focusing solely on books with a TV series adaptation. If you’re going to talk about films, I feel like you should be able to do so intelligently – and I don’t know a lot about sound or camera techniques. TV is somehow easier... I… Continue reading A Discovery of Witches

Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Miracles

Shara Komayd, once Prime Minister of Saypur, has been assassinated. News travels fast and far, even to a remote logging town somewhere northwest of Bulikov, where the silent, shaven-headed Dreyling worker 'Bjorn' picks up the newspaper and walks out. He is shocked and grieved and furious; he's been waiting thirteen years for Shara, his closest… Continue reading City of Miracles

Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Blades

Author: Robert Jackson Bennett | Publisher: Jo Fletcher A generation ago the city of Voortyashtan was the stronghold of the god of war and death, the birthplace of fearsome supernatural sentinels who killed and subjugated millions. But that was then. Now the god is dead and the city lies in ruins, a wasteland of sectarian… Continue reading City of Blades

Bookish Month

Bookish January

I'm not much of a one for wrap ups and TBRs... I just don't have that much of a plan! Flying by the seat of my pants (for the most part)... But I've committed myself to some definite goals this year, for once. So I figured I could update on those periodically - in case… Continue reading Bookish January

Anne Bishop

Daughter of the Blood

Author: Anne Bishop | Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books For years the realm of Terreille has been falling into corruption, as the powerful Queens who rule it turned to cruelty. But there is hope. A prophetic vision has revealed the coming of a Queen more powerful than any before. And once the foundations of her power… Continue reading Daughter of the Blood

Genevieve Cogman

The Mortal Word

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Books A corrupt countess. A spy in danger. And an assassin at large. Peace talks are always tricky . . . especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This murder rudely interrupts a top-secret summit between the warring dragons and Fae, so Librarian-spy Irene is summoned to investigate. In… Continue reading The Mortal Word