StoryGraph Saturday: Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy

StoryGraph Saturday is a weekly thing where I randomly choose a book from my To Read pile on StoryGraph and show it off to both remind myself that it’s there and to show it to you in case you might find it interesting, too. Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children's Fantasy: Idealization, Identity, Ideologyby Dimitra FimiNonfiction305 … Continue reading StoryGraph Saturday: Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy

Book Review: The Goblin Emperor

The Goblin Emperorby Katherine AddisonFantasy448 pagesPublished in 2014 After an airship crash kills Emperor Varenechibal IV and his eldest three sons, Varenechibal's fourth and ill-favored son Maia ascends to the imperial throne as ruler of the elflands. The only child of a loveless political marriage, Maia was relegated to a dreary former hunting lodge after … Continue reading Book Review: The Goblin Emperor

Book Review: A Memory Called Empire

A Memory Called Empire (Teixcalaan #1)by Arkady MartineScience FictionPublished in 2019 Mahit Dzmare is a young ambassador fulfilling a lifelong ambition: to travel from her home on the independent Lsel Station to the vast Teixcalaan Empire, whose culture she has long been obsessed with. Complex, cosmopolitan, and endlessly self-referential, Teixcalaan expands in two ways: through … Continue reading Book Review: A Memory Called Empire

StoryGraph Saturday: The Death of Jane Lawrence

StoryGraph Saturday is a weekly thing where I randomly choose a book from my To Read pile on StoryGraph and show it off to both remind myself that it’s there and to show it to you in case you might find it interesting, too. The Death of Jane Lawrence by Caitlin StarlingGothic/Fantasy/Horror From The StoryGraph: … Continue reading StoryGraph Saturday: The Death of Jane Lawrence