Archives: February2012
    Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette KowalBooks of 2012: Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal

    Instead of writing one huge post of all the books I’m looking forward to in 2012 with info on them, I had decided to highlight some of these books in their own posts throughout the rest of 2011. I’ve decided to carry this feature forward into this year as I discover new books coming out this year that sound interesting and continue with books of 2013 as it gets closer to the end of the year. Glamour in Glass is […]

  • The Soul Mirror by Carol BergThe Leaning Pile of Books

    This week I got two cheap bargain books off Amazon. One’s for me and one is for my husband. As of when I’m writing this, there are still a few copies available as bargain books. The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg This is the second book in Carol Berg’s latest trilogy, Collegia Magica. The first book is The Spirit Lens, and the third book entitled The Daemon Prism just came out last month. In spite of having bought it right […]

  • New Promethean Age Novel by Elizabeth Bear Sold

    Yesterday Elizabeth Bear announced that Promethean Age novel #5 will be published. One-Eyed Jack and the Suicide King will most likely be released next year! Although it is book 5 in publication order, it is a stand alone novel with part of it taking place long before Blood and Iron and Whiskey and Water and part of it taking place between these two books. After the first four Promethean Age novels came out, there was a long period of time […]

  • River Marked by Patricia BriggsReview of River Marked by Patricia Briggs

    River Marked is the sixth book in the popular Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. The previous books are in order as follows: Moon Called, Blood Bound, Iron Kissed, Bone Crossed, and Silver Borne. The next book is supposed to be released in spring 2013. Briggs also writes a related series with different main characters, Alpha and Omega, that will contain three books with the release of Fair Game next month. Since this is six books into the series, there […]

  • The Scar by Sergey and Marina DyachenkoThe Leaning Pile of Books

    This was a very good week. I bought one book that I’ve been looking forward to for a while, and I got 5 review copies that all look wonderful! Half are fantasy, and the other half are science fiction books. Here’s some information on them in case you want to check any of them out. The Scar by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko This is a translation of a Russian fantasy novel written by a husband and wife. Sergey and Marina […]

  • Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette KowalReview of Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

    Shades of Milk and Honey is the debut novel of Mary Robinette Kowal, who had already made a name for herself before its release with her short fiction. By the time this novel came out, she had already won the Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2008 and been nominated for a Hugo Award in 2009. The recognition of Kowal’s work has continued since then. Shades of Milk and Honey was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award, and Kowal […]