The City of Brass

The City of Brass, book one in S. A. Chakraborty's Daevabad Trilogy, has received quite a bit of buzz over the past few months. It's been compared to such books as The Golem and the Jinni and The Grace of Kings, and since I'm always on the lookout for new fantasy novels, I jumped at the chance to re ...

Angel Thief

Sometimes I read a book, and it's so incredibly good or so incredibly bad that the review practically writes itself. Not so here. This novella definitely has its good parts, but there just isn't enough there. It really could have been enjoyable, but in its current form, it reads more like an outline ...

Glass Souls

Call me food-obsessed, but reading irrevocably brings out the gourmand in me. Not only do I tend to nibble away on something chocolate-related when I read, but some books also seem to provoke metaphors straight out of the kitchen from me. Michaela August’s Glass Souls is such a book. It is a hotpo ...