Monthly Recap July 2017

Hello everyone! These monthly recaps are a chance for me to go over what books I’ve reviewed this month, what my non-review posts were (here and elsewhere), and what I’ll be reading and reviewing next month. This month, I didn’t have any DNF’s, so I’m going to get straight into what I’m reading and reviewing…

Review of Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire. ★★★★ While this is a prequel to Every Heart a Doorway, it can be read independently. This review will not contain spoilers for Every Heart a Doorway. Jack and Jill’s parents think of their children mainly as accessories, the perfect additions to their lifestyle. They decide early on what each…

Review of Bookburners: Season One

Bookburners created by Max Gladstone. ★★★★ Bookburners is a new story from Serial Box, a service that aims to bring the serial story into the 21st century. Thus Bookburners is really a collection of sixteen “episodes,” each with its own plot arc, akin to a TV series. Sal Brooks is an ordinary New York City detective with a younger brother who…

Exams Hiatus

Next week is exams week, so I won’t be posting again until exams are out and I’m back home for the holidays. You can expect to start seeing posts again shortly after December 12th. Here’s some things that will be coming up on this blog after the hiatus: A review of Steven Brust’s The Phoenix Guards A…