Jay Kristoff’s Japanese-inspired steampunk novel STORMDANCER starts off shaky, but by the end of the book I was on the edge of my seat and desperate for more.
This week’s trope is TOWERS:
TOWERS stand along in waster areas and almost always belong to Wizards. All are several storeys high, round, doorless, virtually windowless, and composed of smooth blocks of masonry that make them very hard to climb.
Mary Robinette Kowal’s Hug0-winning novelette THE LADY ASTRONAUT OF MARS is a heartwrenching and beautifully written story about the complicated realities of growing older and chasing your dreams.
Patrick Swenson’s debut novel THE ULTRA THIN MAN takes us on a wild ride through space – but unfortunately it didn’t work for me.