This is the third book in the Hunter series that we’re listening to as a family. We started it over the summer and finally got around to finishing it.
Genre: YA fantasy
Length: 304 pages
Setting: mostly around Apex City, soon after the events of Elite
Summary: Short version: The monster-fighting ramps up to a final confrontation Continue reading
This is the first book in a Tamora Pierce series I haven’t read but Miss Adventure has. She picked it to listen to on our way to a gymnastics meet in Morgantown. Between the long drive and the relatively short book, we nearly finished it on that trip.
Genre: middle grade fantasy
Length: 252 pages
Setting: Emelan, a medieval fantasy world, mostly in Winding Circle within the world
Summary: Short version: Niko brings Sandry, Briar, Daja, and Tris to Winding Circle Continue reading
This is the second book in the Hunter series. We started listening to this book as soon as we finished Hunter, driving around on vacation.
Genre: YA post-apocalyptic fantasy
Length: 368 pages
Setting: immediately after the events of Hunter, around Apex
Summary: Short version: Joy joins the Elite Hunters and takes on bigger monsters Continue reading
My husband picked this book as an audiobook for the family trip to Quebec because it sounded similar to the Hunger Games series. I was happy with the choice because I read and enjoyed lots of Mercedes Lackey as a teen.
Genre: YA fantasy/post-apocalyptic
Length: 374 pages
Setting: Mostly around Apex, a near future Washington D.C.
Summary: Short version: Hunting fairy monsters with politics Continue reading
My husband picked this one as an audiobook for a family trip based on its description on Hoopla.
Genre: portal fantasy/sword and sorcery
Length: 234 pages
Setting: a medieval world and glimpses of our own
Summary: Short version: Following some NPCs in a D&D world Continue reading
This is the second book in the Wingfeather Saga. We had a bit of a trip and needed an audiobook, so I thought this would work for us.
Genre: middle grade fantasy
Length: 331 pages
Setting: various locations on Skree, just after the events of On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness
Summary: Short version: The Igibys unsuccessfully look for safety in the Ice Prairies Continue reading
This week promised to be the regular kind of busy instead of the crazy kind of busy, so I’m back to my usual blog posting schedule. As such, today’s post is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.
Published: September, 2016 in Galaxy’s Edge: Issue 22. It’s was also featured on an episode of StarShipSofa, if you prefer to listen to your short fiction as I do.
Genre: science fiction
Setting: the planet Pandaesia, far future
Summary: Short version: An alien’s guide to owning a human Continue reading