This was a Tor free book that I picked randomly off my Kindle.
Genre: science fiction
Length: 398 pages
Setting: near future Lunar colony with a flashback to Brazil
Summary: Short version: A feud between the Mackenzie and Corta families on the moon turns deadly Continue reading
I was looking for a scifi or fantasy book to read to the kids and saw this.
Genre: YA post-apocalyptic science fiction
Length: 323 pages
Setting: a near-future Louisiana
Summary: Short version: Nailer decides to save the swank girl he finds in a wrecked ship Continue reading
This is part of the Tortall/Alanna series. It’s a prequel of Numair’s life at the Mage University when he was a child. Of course I’m interested.
Genre: YA fantasy
Length: 455 pages of story, 464 pages total
Setting: 435-439 in Thak City, capital of the Carthaki Empire
Summary: Short version: Arram (aka Numair) learns about magic and friendship at the University Continue reading
I was looking for an E author to fill a slot in my alphabet reading challenge. This looked like an interesting option from the library shelves.
Length: 393 pages
Setting: the U.S., Japan, and Paris, present day
Summary: Short version: It’s kill or be killed for all the characters Continue reading
This is the third book in the Conqueror series (following Lords of the Bow) I’m slowly making my way through to get an I author every year.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 397 pages of story, 405 pages with historical note
Setting: the Mongolian Empire, ~1220-1227
Summary: Short version: Genghis battles with the Arabs Continue reading
I had The Scar on my TBR list, but it turns out I’d already read it. This is the first book in the New Crobuzon series.
Length: 710 pages
Setting: New Crobuzon, in a pre-Industrial Revolution-technology world
Summary: Short version: Isaac feels responsible for releasing slake-moths on the city Continue reading