This won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 2019. I finished all the 2019 short story nominees for the Hugo and Nebula, and am looking for other short stories to read.
Published: November, 2018 at the B&N Sci-fi and Fantasy blog
Setting: China, the ocean, and America, thousands of years before the present to today
Summary: Short version: Byam, an imugi, can’t ascend to dragonhood until he has a relationship with a woman Continue reading
This is the second book in the Age of Fire series, following Dragon Champion.
Length: 372 pages
Setting: the Age of Fire world, concurrent with Dragon Champion
Summary: Short version: Wistala gets revenge on the dwarves that attacked her nest Continue reading
This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award.
Published: 2018 in How Long ’til Black Future Month?, a collection of short stories by N. K. Jemisin
Genre: fantasy short story
Length: 13 pages
Setting: Sosun, a medieval-technology world
Summary: Short version: A storyteller’s tale about dragons taking over the royal family Continue reading
Miss Adventure got me reading the Protector of the Small series which takes place after the events in this series. I decided to make an effort to finish listening to this book (which I’ve had on my plate for months), the fourth book in the Immortals series.
Genre: YA fantasy
Length: 347 pages
Setting: mostly the Divine Realms and a bit of Tortall, soon after the events of Emperor Mage
Summary: Short version: A final confrontation between the powers of Chaos and Order Continue reading
This is the fifth and final book in the Memoirs of Lady Trent series. Sadly, the Erie County library system didn’t have it so I had to request it via interlibrary loan. I didn’t feel bad about it, though, since it was the last book in a series.
Genre: historical fantasy
Length: 333 pages
Setting: mostly the Mrtyahaima Mountains (a Himalayan equivalent), a bit after the events of In the Labyrinth of Drakes
Summary: Short version: Lady Trent discovers a living Draconean society Continue reading