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Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan – Book Review

"Fitful drafts of chill air blew in through the cruciform windows of the Bell Tower, and the fire did little to combat them."First line in Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan Author: Marie Brennan Published: May 3rd, 2008 Genre: Historical Fantasy Series: The Onyx Court #1 My rating: ★★★★★ Buzzwords: Elizabethan London, fae underworld, court… Continue reading Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan – Book Review

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Fantasy Books That Feel Historical But Aren’t

"I didn't know how long I had been in the king's prison."First line in The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner Welcome to this post for Wyrd and Wonder where I'm looking at Fantasy books that kind of make you believe they take place in a historical version of our own world. They don't actually, but… Continue reading Fantasy Books That Feel Historical But Aren’t

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Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

"The Golem's life began in the hold of a steamship."First line in The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker Author: Helene Wecker Published: April 1st 2013 Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy My rating: ★★★★ Buzzwords: Multi-cultural New York, opposites attract, multiple POVs Synopsis: Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by… Continue reading Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker