REVIEW: Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor

Author: Jodi Taylor (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Headline Genre: Humour, SFF 'So tell me, Dr Maxwell, if the whole of History lay before you ... where would you go? What would you like to witness?' When Madeleine Maxwell is recruited by the St Mary's Institute of Historical Research, she discovers the historians there don't just study the … Continue reading REVIEW: Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor

REVIEW: The Ten Thousand Doors of January – Alix E. Harrow

Author: Alix E. Harrow (twitter) UK Publisher: Orbit Genre: Historical fantasy EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out … Continue reading REVIEW: The Ten Thousand Doors of January – Alix E. Harrow

REVIEW: The Dragon Republic (Poppy War #2) – R.F. Kuang

Author: R.F. Kuang (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Harper Voyager Genre: Fantasy, historical fiction (ish) See Also: The Poppy War Rin is on the run… Haunted by the atrocity she committed to save her people, addicted to opium, and driven by the murderous commands of Phoenix, the vengeful god who has blessed Rin with her fearsome power. … Continue reading REVIEW: The Dragon Republic (Poppy War #2) – R.F. Kuang

REVIEW: Enchantée – Gita Trelease

Author: Gita Trealease (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: YA, historical fantasy Buy now: ebook | paperback Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries – and magicians . . . When seventeen-year-old Camille is left orphaned, she has to provide for her frail sister and her volatile brother. In … Continue reading REVIEW: Enchantée – Gita Trelease

REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

Author: Samantha Shannon (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Genre: Epic fantasy Buy Now: ebook | hardcover A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm … Continue reading REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

REVIEW: The Binding – Bridget Collins

Author: Bridget Collins (website / twitter) UK Publisher: The Borough Press Genre: Fantasy, historical fantasy, LGBTQ+ romance Buy Now: hardcover | ebook Imagine you could erase your grief. Imagine you could forget your pain. Imagine you could hide a secret. Forever. Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin … Continue reading REVIEW: The Binding – Bridget Collins