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Book Review: Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

I read Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks a few months ago. Every since, I have been quite speechless. It is hard to describe my disappointment. I normally really look forward to this series. Dragon Spawn was no different. But then I read it. It started out alright – lots of action and characters that I… Continue reading Book Review: Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

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Teaser Tuesday: Sustenance

My next read! Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Sustenance

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Coffin Not Broken When Zombie Rises

I was reading an Anita Blake book. She’s raised a zombie, put it back and now they are digging up the grave, to see if there are problems with the zombie. So the characters dug and talked. If this was a modern grave, they would have to open the coffin. Even if something had gone… Continue reading Coffin Not Broken When Zombie Rises

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L is for Lycanthrope

If I Google lycanthrope, it tells me this: ly·can·thrope /ˈlīkənˌTHrōp/ noun noun: lycanthrope; plural noun: lycanthropes a werewolf. Origin early 17th century: from modern Latin lycanthropus, from Greek lukanthrōpos ‘wolf man’ (see lycanthropy). So wolf man turned into werewolf. These days, in urban fantasy, it means werelions, werepanthers, wererats, pretty much any type of animal… Continue reading L is for Lycanthrope

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Teaser Tuesday: Night Broken

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Night Broken

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World Building and Urban Fantasy

I have stopped working on my current WiP because I’ve come to a crises of world-building. It’s urban fantasy and up until now I imagined that it would take place in NYC. Different from the real city, because of what I need from the world, but still the city. The city I would recognize. (Yeah,… Continue reading World Building and Urban Fantasy

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Book Review: Servant of the Underworld by Aliette de Bodard

  Blurb from GoodReads: Year One-Knife, Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztecs. The end of the world is kept at bay only by the magic of human sacrifice. A Priestess disappears from an empty room drenched in blood. Acatl, High Priest, must find her, or break the boundaries between the worlds of the living and… Continue reading Book Review: Servant of the Underworld by Aliette de Bodard