“The Rook” by Daniel O’Malley

“The Rook” by Daniel O’Malley

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley begins as a woman awakens with amnesia. She is standing in the middle of a ring of dead people wearing rubber gloves, and is extremely confused. Then […]

“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell

“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell

I first heard of Rainbow Rowell back in 2014 at Book Expo.  I went to a party at the Housing Works Bookstore, and Rowell was there discussing her latest novel, Landline. […]

“The Queen is Dead” by Kate Locke

“The Queen is Dead” by Kate Locke

The Queen is Dead is the second novel in Kate Locke’s The Immortal Empire trilogy, an urban fantasy series that reimagines the Victorian era, but with lots of undead and otherwise plagued […]

“Fire” by Kristin Cashore

“Fire” by Kristin Cashore

  Kristin Cashore’s Graceling series is singularly responsible for making me stop dismissing YA as something that’s just for teenagers and making me realize that YA fantasy can be just […]