“Shadow of Night” by Deborah Harkness

“Shadow of Night” is the sequel to Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches and forms the second book of the All Souls Trilogy.  I had mixed feelings on the first book, but I’m pleased to report that this one was much better. I received a signed copy of “Shadow of Night” while I was atRead more

“The Mirrored World” by Debra Dean

It is a peasant belief that, as we are all equal in God’s eyes, He must surely confer on fools unseen, compensatory gifts.  And so our peasants attend fools with great reverence and scrutinize their gibbering for veiled wisdom and prophecy.  Even the more enlightened prefer them in their charity over the ordinary poor.  ForRead more

“Pure Bred Chihuahua” by Marco Zaffino

I received a review copy of Marco Zaffino’s “Pure Bred Chihuahua” from Matthew Read of 1001 Books To Read Before You Die a while back.  It’s taken me some time to get through, and I’m still not entirely sure what I think of the book. I began to shake from the beauty and the endorphins;Read more