Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir: My Thoughts

Genres/Descriptors: fantasyPublication: 2019Pages: 444Check it out on Goodreads I'm doing something different with this one, because I did not have a good time with this book, and I've already ranted to husband (several times, and bless him for putting up with that) and a friend, and in over 2,000 words of notes I took while... Continue Reading →

Three Romance Mini-Reviews

I got way, way, way behind on writing reviews because of Gideon the Ninth, and I'm still not sure I'll ever post that one. It was...draining and really difficult to write, and I haven't been happy with any version I've written. Anyway, I want to catch up a bit on reviews because this year I... Continue Reading →

Review: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Genres/Descriptors: fantasy>folklore; historical fictionPublication: 2017Pages: 383Trigger/Content Warnings: violence; abduction; sexual assaultCheck it out on Goodreads What's it about? This book picks up pretty much right after the ending of The Bear and The Nightingale (which I reviewed, here). Vasya is fleeing from marriage or life in a convent, and eventually finds herself in Moscow, where... Continue Reading →

Review: The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

Genres/Descriptors: Romance>Historical; Historical Fiction; adult; LGBTQPublication: 2019Pages: 336Check it out on Goodreads What's it about? (from Goodreads) As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover’s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn’t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that... Continue Reading →

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