Review: Uprooted

Uprooted by Naomi Novik My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book reminds me of the Buried Giant for the fact that both have a fairy tale quality to them. Eastern European folklore is well mined in this one. Stories rooted in history and legend are just the type of …

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Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass

The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve never read Dresden Files. This is my first book by Jim Butcher, but it will not be my last. I think the author did an excellent job of painting an intricate fantasy setting without ever resorting to …

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Review: Gideon’s Sword

Gideon’s Sword by Douglas Preston I had only a couple of minor issues with this book. 1. The prose was just a bit rough. 2. It took a little too long to get into the thick of the plot because the beginning contained characters and events specifically related to the …

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Wind rider Cover Art Fun

Have a little fun See if you can unscramble the puzzle below to reveal the cover art for Wind Rider.   Buy Wind Rider on Amazon  

The Lady and the Eye

  I leap from the edge without thinking. A long drop to the icy river. Arrows pelt the water around me and I dive for my life. “Was she worth it,” I ask. Far above my station, to be sure. But worth it? She was warm, soft, sweet… and rich. …

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