THE GLITTERING COURT is fun and fluffy, an ideal beach read. Readers looking for more depth – or an actual fantasy novel – might want to steer clear.
In Marie Brennan’s THE TROPIC OF SERPENTS, the indomitable Lady Trent is back doing what she loves best: field research on dragons!
SORCERER TO THE CROWN by Zen Cho was everything I wanted: witty and fun with enough substance to prompt a thoughtful look at the representation of people of colour in historical fantasy.
Rae Carson’s WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER is a compelling and beautifully written YA historical fantasy that transports readers into the time of the U.S. gold rush. Carson impresses with a heroine to root for and a diverse cast of characters.