“The Invasion of the Tearling” by Erika Johansen

The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen continues the riveting story of a young queen’s struggle to stay true to her ideals in the face of impending doom.  In the previous book, Kelsea Raleigh chose to end human trafficking to the nearby country of Mortmense, and as a result, the Red Queen is now poisedRead more

“Queen of the Tearling” by Erika Johansen

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen is an exquisite blend of sci-fi and fantasy.  It’s set in a post-apocalyptic world where much of of our technology has been lost.  Modern medicine is nonexistent, but the villain is a geneticist, so scientific knowledge hasn’t disappeared completely. Magic seems to exist, but it’s unclear whether it’sRead more