It should be deemed as essential reading to everyone who wants to embrace LGBTQ+ sci-fi and fantasy, and I will start hardcore judging you if you don’t listen to this recommendation… Continue reading Far Out ed. by Paula Guran Spoiler-Free Book Review
Hall of Smoke follows Hessa, a hghest priestess of Eang, the Goddess of War. Forsaken by her goddess after failing to complete one of her tasks, Hessa is an outcast to her village and religion when a raid takes place that destroys her entire home and people.
Desperate to seek redemption from her goddess, and revenge for her people, Hessa embarks on a journey to win back favour and discover who caused the deaths of everyone she’s ever known.
But there are powerful forces at play as the High Halls of the Gods are embroiled in a battle of their own, and soon Hessa must face her own crisis of faith as the terrible truths revealed weaken her trust in her goddess. Continue reading Hall of Smoke by H. M. Long Book Review
‘The Binding’ by Bridget Collins feels very much like a cross between a historical-fiction and fantasy. The book was Waterstone’s ‘Book of The Month’ in January and currently has an average rating of 3.9 on Goodreads. The story follows Emmett Farmer, a son of a poor, you guessed it, farmer and his journey to becoming a Binder, someone who has the ability of turning memories into books and therefore wiping that person’s memory also. Continue reading Waterstone’s Book Of The Month January 2020: The Binding by Bridget Collins Review