Tags: Jaida Jones
SFF Book Reviews Women in SF&F Month: Dina from SFF Book Reviews

Today’s guest is Dina from SFF Book Reviews, a great site for reviews of speculative fiction books! I very much enjoy reading Dina’s thoughts on books—they’re detailed and thorough and her enthusiasm shines through when she really loves a book she’s discussing. She also has excellent taste, as you can see from her reviews of Warchild by Karin Lowachee, Uprooted by Naomi Novik, and The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin, and I’m now excited to have more books by some new-to-me authors to […]

Interview with Danielle Bennett and Jaida Jones

Today I have an interview with two special guests, Danielle Bennett and Jaida Jones. They have three books published they wrote together: Havemercy, Shadow Magic and Dragon Soul. While I have yet to read Dragon Soul, which was published over the summer, I very much enjoyed both Havemercy (review) and Shadow Magic (review) for their character-driven storytelling and the humor woven throughout the various narrative voices. For more information on the authors and their books, visit their website. Fantasy Cafe: […]

Shadow Magic Review of Shadow Magic

Shadow Magicby Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett464pp (Paperback)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.88/5Goodreads Rating: 3.88/5 Shadow Magic is a loose sequel to Havemercy, the debut novel for Danielle Bennett and Jaida Jones. In June a third book, Dragon Soul, was released in hardcover. Dragon Soul continues the story of Thom and Rook from Havemercy, and also introduces two new characters. Even though Shadow Magic takes place after Havemercy, it could work as a stand alone book. It does give […]

Review of Havemercy

Havemercyby Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett448pp (Paperback)My Rating: 9/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.87/5Goodreads Rating: 3.67/5 Havemercy is a collaborative debut novel written by Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett. In July, an indirect sequel (i.e., a related book with a different set of main characters, some of whom were introduced in the first book) called Shadow Magic was released. On its own, Havemercy has a satisfying ending, but as one of my favorite reads of this year so far, this character-driven […]