Book Review: The Galaxy, and the Ground Within

The Galaxy, and the Ground Within (Wayfarers #4)by Becky ChambersScience Fiction336 pagesExpected publication date: April 20, 2021 by Harper Voyager While the little planet of Gora is little more than a glorified rock floating in space, it has the distinction of sitting along multiple interstellar traffic lanes, making it a useful stop for travelers waiting … Continue reading Book Review: The Galaxy, and the Ground Within

Book Review: The Bookseller of Florence

The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts that Illuminated the Renaissanceby Ross KingNonfiction/History496 pagesExpected publication date: April 13, 2021, by Atlantic Monthly Press The rare book trade is not unique to the modern era. It has, in fact, been a staple of society since there were books to trade, whether said books were … Continue reading Book Review: The Bookseller of Florence

Book Review: Dance With Death

Dance With Death (Barker & Llewellyn #12) by Will ThomasMystery320 pagesExpected publication: April 13, 2021, by Minotaur Books June 1893. Private enquiry agents Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewellyn are hired to help protect the young Russian Tsarevitch, the future Peter III, who has traveled to London to attend a royal wedding. With him are his private … Continue reading Book Review: Dance With Death

Book Review: Queens of the Crusades

Queens of the Crusades: England's Medieval Queens, Book Two Alison WeirNonfiction/History560 pagesExpected Publication Date: Feburary 23, 2021, from Ballantine Books The Crusades have fascinated the Western world since they began in 1096, when Pope Urban II called on the leaders of Europe to raise armies in support of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos as … Continue reading Book Review: Queens of the Crusades