by Kat Howard Format: Audiobook, eBook, Hardcover, Paperback I know they say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but I’m a very visual person so book covers mean a lot to me. And the white-on-white papercraft look of An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard really spoke to me.
Kill the Farm Boy is a humorous fantasy novel from Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne. This is a pretty powerful team up, as Hearne is well-known for his Iron Druid Chronicles and Dawson did the recent Phasma novel for the Star Wars universe. But this book didn’t work for me.
I’m a sucker for unique expressions of magic in fantasy novels. When I found out that Rowenna Miller’s novel Torn was the story of seamstress who sews enchantments into her bespoke garments, I knew I had to read it… especially when I saw the gorgeous cover design.
I’ll be perfectly honest, I put in a NetGalley request for Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories based solely on the cover. Oh, ok, maybe the comparison to Neil Gaiman helped, but mostly it was those beautiful dragonfly wings. Dreadful Young Ladies is a single-author short story collection featuring the work of Kelly Barnhill. All of […]
I’ve never one-clicked a book faster than when I found out about Robots vs Fairies. The only thing better than an anthology of stories trying to prove that either fairies or robots are the rightful masters of humanity is such an anthology that happens to feature work by some of your favorite authors and others […]