This is the third book in the Quarters series.
Length: 413 pages
Setting: Shkoden, soon after the events of Fifth Quarter
Summary: Short version: The Bards try to understand the newly discovered fifth kigh (the soul) Continue reading
This is the second Pandava book. Miss Adventure saw it sitting on the library shelf and snapped it up.
Genre: middle grade urban fantasy
Length: 365 pages of story, 381 pages with glossary
Setting: various locations in the Overworld, soon after the events of Aru Shah and the End of Time
Summary: Short version: The pandavas must recover Kamadeva’s stolen bow and arrow Continue reading
This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award. This story was also nominated for the Nebula and Hugo Short Story awards (another trifecta story).
Published: January, 2018 in Lightspeed Magazine, and as a podcast at PodCastle in May, 2019 (both are still available online for free at the links provided)
Genre: fantasy short story
Setting: a medieval technology city
Summary: Short version: A boy learns that doing real magic as a Court Magician requires sacrifice Continue reading
Illustration by Odera Igbokwe. Follow the link to the story at Fireside Magazine
I recently saw a post about the nominees for the 2019 Locus Award. One of the Locus Awards is given for short stories. I checked and can access all of the nominees, so I thought I’d read and review them all. Since they’re awarded in June, I might even get them all reviewed before I find out who the winner is. Maybe. Anyways, here’s my first review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award. This story was also nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Short Story Awards.
Published: February, 2018 in Fireside Magazine
Genre: urban historical fiction
Setting: a United States with mythological creatures and magic, around the Revolutionary War time (late 1700s)
Summary: Short version: The person’s story behind each tooth George Washington acquires Continue reading