Tag Archives: adult fantasy

Sorcerer to the Crown and Shades of Milk and Honey

First – hooray, I was selected to be on a Cybils panel again this year!  After two years of doing Round 1 Middle Grade Speculative Fiction, this year I’ll be doing the Cybils Round 1 Audiobooks – click through to see … Continue reading

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The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves the World Again

Where else but the Book Smugglers would I run across a book as delightful and off-beat as this one? The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves the World Again by A.C. Wise. Lethe Press, 2015. A series of linked short stories … Continue reading

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Long Black Curl

This is the third Tufa book after The Hum and the Shiver and Wisp of a Thing. Thanks to Tor for sending this to me! (It is lucky for me I work at a library as well, or I could … Continue reading

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Karen Memory

Have I mentioned I enjoy a good steampunk story?  Yes, once again my friendly neighborhood Book Smugglers turned me on to a good book. Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear. Tor, 2015. Steampunk heads west in this ripping tale, told from … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Crown

I found this one just looking through for advance materials to put on my ereader.  Hooray for steampunk and thanks to Harper Voyager for the copy! The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato. Harper Voyager, 2015. This is the sequel to … Continue reading

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The Sculptor

When I started as a librarian and started reading graphic novels, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art was the book that my friend David at Yet Another Comics Blog recommended as the book to read to, well, understand how … Continue reading

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Two for Grown-Ups

Here’s a last couple of adult books before things shift over to a steady diet of middle grade speculative fiction. The Book of Life. All Souls Trilogy Book 3 by Deborah Harkness. Viking, 2014 This is the last book in … Continue reading

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The Seat of Magic

I am still recovering from our large Talk Like a Pirate Day celebration at the library on Saturday – but since official Talk Like a Pirate Day isn’t until the 19th, you still have time to celebrate if you haven’t … Continue reading

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Traitors’ Gate

I’ve talked before about the trouble I’ve had finishing series, especially since I became a librarian and book blogger. There are just so many series to try! This book is the last in the series I was feeling most guilty … Continue reading

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Sparrow Hill Road

Apologies for the quiet, friends – I am just back from a wonderful internet-free vacation. This was not the year where I planned posts ahead to fill my absence – so I’ll just start trying to catch up where I … Continue reading

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