“Volkhavaar” by Tanith Lee

My paperback of Volkhavaar by Tanith Lee is so old and battered that even my cell phone Instagram picture is higher resolution that anything I can find on the internet. This tells me two things–(A) Volkhavaar is not one of Tanith Lee’s best known books, and (B) I got hella lucky at the used bookstore. Volkhavaar is quintessentiallyRead more

Review and Giveaway: “The Brothers Cabal” by Jonathan L. Howard

  The Brothers Cabal by Jonathan L. Howard is the fourth book in the Johannes Cabal series.  Even though it’s not the first in the series, it can function relatively well as a standalone.  I haven’t read the earlier books, but was able to jump into this one quite easily. Johannes Cabal is a necromancer. Read more

Fragile Things Groupread, Part 6

Welcome to the next installment of the readalong Neil Gaiman’s “Fragile Things,” hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings as a part of the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge. The image to the left is the cover from a French edition of “Fragile Things.”  I’m a fan of the butterflies. From this point forward, there mayRead more