The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Rating: 8.1 (out of 10) Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s The Beautiful Ones offers readers a kaleidoscope of nostalgic trimmings – a splash of Austen, a dash or two of the Bronte Sisters, with an early modernist garnish. Set in a fantasy (alt history?) version of post-industrial France but dealing mainly with an aristocratic class resembling the landed … Continue reading The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Skyfarer (The Drifting Lands Book 1) by Joseph Brassey

Rating: 7.1 (out of 10) No one who reads Skyfarer will ever accuse Joseph Brassey of being hip; this novel is so unabashedly dorky, it reads like something dreamed by a Mountain Dew guzzling twelve-year-old hooked on Star Wars and Final Fantasy. This sword and sorcery space adventure stands apart from everything else currently out … Continue reading Skyfarer (The Drifting Lands Book 1) by Joseph Brassey