Aug 16, 2022
We discuss A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown, which is based on Egyptian mythology. We have some thoughts about character development and world building. We'd like to connect with our characters, and have some strong opinions about how family relationships can help us do that.
Aug 9, 2022
We discuss Daughter of the Moon Goddess, by Sue Lynn Tan. This book is adapted from the story of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess. We love that our kick-butt archer heroine gives us Mulan vibes. The fantasy setting of this book is gorgeous and makes our hearts ache. We've got a love triangle and a betrayal that...
Aug 2, 2022
We're kicking off our myths and legends season with a chat about Uprooted by Naomi Novik, which is rooted in Polish folklore. We have an unexpectedly compelling villain, a naive but determined heroine, and mixed feelings about our hero. Plus a "dragon," a tower, and insidious evil.
Jul 19, 2022
We chat about books we love which we wish people would talk about more. Some of these are recent discoveries which have quickly become new favorites. Some we've loved for along time. And some we've been telling each other for ages we need to read, and we're finally getting to it! Hopefully this inspires your next...
Jul 5, 2022
We chat about our favorite books of everything we've read so far in 2022. We have romance, mystery, plenty of fantasy, OF COURSE some Sarah J. Maas. We have page turners, books that read like poetry, and books we can't stop thinking about. We revisit some old favorite authors and discover some new ones we can't stop...