Kushiel’s Dart Readalong, Week 5 (late-ish)

Protect and Serve. by Lady-Ike on DeviantArt Hi everyone!  Here’s the next installment of the Kushiel’s Dart readalong.  This week’s questions were written by Brittany from Igret’s Corner.  The discussion will contain spoilers through chapter 45, so if you haven’t read that far, jump back to some earlier posts from the readalong instead. In thisRead more

Kushiel’s Dart Readalong, Week 4 (late)

Melisande -sketch- by zeldyn on DeviantArt So, I know that I’m behind on the readalong, but since I am technically hosting this coming week, I’m going to try super hard to get caught up really fast.  The Week 4 questions come from Dab of Darkness. Alcuin finally talked with Delaunay about being uncomfortable serving Naamah.Read more

Kushiel’s Dart Readalong, Week 2

Phedre’s Marque Variations by AngelaSasser on DeviantArt Hi everyone, and welcome to Week 2 of the Kushiel’s Dart readalong!  This week’s questions are written by Allie from Tethyan Books, and cover chapters 9-18. Often when I do readalongs, I choose to showcase fan art that I find from the books.  This selection shows different conceptualizationsRead more

Kushiel’s Dart Readalong, Week 1

Kushiel’s Dart by NarrenkapAnimo on DeviantArt Hi everyone, and welcome to the first week of the Kushiel’s Dart readalong!  This week’s discussion covers chapters 1-8.  This week’s questions were written by Susan at Dab of Darkness. During the readalong, I’m going to try to feature a different piece of Kushiel’s Dart fan art each week.  Excuse any messiness inRead more

“Kushiel’s Dart” by Jacqueline Carey

  Over the course of the past week, I’ve read a couple different blog posts that talk about how a lot of fantasy novels feature very traditional gender roles.  This novel, then, is something entirely different. Carey’s story is a fantasy/alternate history set in the country of Terre d’Ange, which resembles medieval France.  Terre d’AngeRead more