Articles Posted in the " Traditional Press " Category


  • Sweep Me Up – “The Glass Hotel” Book Review

    Emily St. John Mandel has done it again with The Glass Hotel, an ethereal, meandering story about a group of people who are all connected – knowingly or unknowingly – as part of a massive Ponzi scheme. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. Copyright © […]



  • Face Your Destiny in “A Queen in Hiding” – Book Review

    If you are looking for a new fantasy series with a pair of badass female protagonists set against a backdrop of war and political intrigue, you will definitely want to check out A Queen in Hiding, the first book in the Nine Realms series from Sarah Kozloff. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our […]


  • An Epic Fantasy Series Falters in “Children of Virtue and Vengeance”

    Continuing along in my “Books I’m Finally Reading” list is Children of Virtue and Vengeance, the highly-anticipated sequel to Tomi Adeyemi‘s best-selling epic fantasy debut Children of Blood and Bone. As enamored as I was with the first book, this second installment just didn’t capture the same kind of magic. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy […]


  • I Loved “The Queen of Nothing” But I Expected More

    I’ve arrived to the party fashionably late, but I finally finished The Queen of Nothing, the conclusion to Holly Black’s Folk of Air trilogy. At last I learned how things ended up for Jude, Cardan, and the rest of the faerie. It is honestly not what I was expecting. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy […]


  • Seek Your Vengeance in “Scavenge the Stars”

    A quest for vengeance unravels further than ever thought possible in Scavenge the Stars, the first book in Tara Sim’s fantasy duology based on The Count of Monte Cristo. Journey to the city-state of Moray, where everyone has a secret and no one can be trusted. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in […]


  • Set the World on Fire: “Riot Baby” Book Review

    It’s difficult to adequately describe Riot Baby, Tochi Onyebuchi’s adult debut. It’s a unique mix of fantasy, science fiction, and dystopia that is utterly unlike anything I’ve ever read. It’s 173 pages of gut punches that will challenge the preconceptions of people like me, who grew up in the same country but a totally different world […]