Book Review: A Murderous Relation

A Murderous Relation (Veronica Speedwell #5) by Deanna Raybourn Mystery/Historical Fiction 320 pages Expected publication March 10, 2020, by Berkley   Veronica Speedwell and her partner in crime-solving have barely had a chance to rest after their last adventure when Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk sends them a frantic message demanding that they return to London as … Continue reading Book Review: A Murderous Relation

Series Review: Finishing School, by Gail Carriger

Finishing School by Gail Carriger YA Fantasy/Steampunk Published 2013-2015 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Etiquette and Espionage Curtsies and Conspiracies Waistcoats and Weaponry Manners and Mutiny When discussions of YA Fantasy arise, talk of tropes and clichés invariably follows. While many readers believe that the mere inclusion of a trope indicates a lack … Continue reading Series Review: Finishing School, by Gail Carriger

ARC Review: The Little Shop of Found Things

The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston Historical Fantasy 320 pages Expected Publication: October 16th, 2018 by St. Martin's Press From Goodreads: A new series about a young woman whose connection to antiques takes her on a magical adventure, reminiscent of Outlander New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter Paula Brackston … Continue reading ARC Review: The Little Shop of Found Things