Book Review: Magonia

Magonia was an interesting read, and I was very impressed by the world-building skills of Maria Dahvana Headley.  But… “Aza Ray Boyle is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. So when Aza…

Book Review and Other News: Cinderella in Space

Hey, sorry for the lack of posts.  It’s been a crazy, crazy couple of weeks. I have some big announcements to make about the shop at the end of this review, so stay tuned. Cinder is probably one of my favorite books to date.  There are a lot of retellings circulating, but the Lunar Chronicles…

Book Review: “The Road Goes Ever On”

Can we just take a moment to pause and wonder at J. R. R. Tolkien’s ingenuity?  This man created a fantasy series that has inspired countless others, created and almost completed an ENTIRELY NEW LANGUAGE (his Elvish tongues, but I think it was Sindarin that was the most complete), and also had time to have…