September 24, 2018 by Zoë
In For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig, Jetta and her parents are puppeteers, making a living traveling and performing with puppets that seem not to have strings. And that’s because they don’t. Jetta is able to bind spirits to the puppets to make them move–magic that is forbidden by Chakrana’s colonial rulers.
September 17, 2018 by Zoë
The king has three daughters: Gaela, Reagan, and Elia, but only one can become queen. Each has plans of her own, and in The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton, they find themselves locked in a struggle that will test their relationships to everyone around them and to the kingdom itself.
August 13, 2018 by Zoë
In The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard, angels started falling to Earth, and the world was destroyed. In a ruined Paris, Houses jockey for power, capitalizing on Fallen magic and the abilities of their human dependents. In this world, Philippe, from Annam, is an outsider.
August 2, 2018 by Zoë
I stood outside the home, watching as the light beaded and dripped down the length of the Tapestry thread. I waited. There was never any rush. Not for me at least.
July 30, 2018 by Zoë
In The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang, Rin, a war orphan from the Rooster Province, needs to get out of her village and away from an arranged marriage.