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Review: Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy Stanley

Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy StanleyNonfiction, Historical, Japan Add to Goodreads SynopsisA work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo—the city that would become Tokyo—and a portrait of a great city on the brink… Continue reading Review: Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy Stanley

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Review: The Selkie Scandal by Rosalie Oaks

The Selkie Scandal by Rosalie Oaks(Lady Diviner #1.5)Historical Fantasy Add to Goodreads SynopsisA royal ransom, a dangerous rescue, and the famous Beresford jam… England, 1804: the Earl of Beresford has his morning interrupted by naked selkie royalty. The seal-woman in question wants Beresford to find her brother, the High Prince of Skerry, who has been… Continue reading Review: The Selkie Scandal by Rosalie Oaks

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Review: The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso

The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso(Chronicles of the Bitch Queen #2)Fantasy Add to Goodreads SynopsisThe spiral to madness begins with a single push. Abandoned by her people, Queen Talyien's quest takes a turn for the worst as she stumbles upon a plot deeper and more sinister than she could have ever imagined, one that will displace… Continue reading Review: The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso

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Review: The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan

The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan(Powder Mage #3)Fantasy, Flintlock Fantasy Add to Goodreads SynopsisThe capital has fallen... Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable… Continue reading Review: The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan

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Review: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman(Blacktongue #1)Fantasy Add to Goodreads SynopsisKinch Na Shannack owes the Takers Guild a small fortune for his education as a thief, which includes (but is not limited to) lock-picking, knife-fighting, wall-scaling, fall-breaking, lie-weaving, trap-making, plus a few small magics. His debt has driven him to lie in wait by the… Continue reading Review: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

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Review: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

Ariadne by Jennifer SaintFantasy, Mythology, Retelling Add to Goodreads SynopsisAs Princesses of Crete and daughters of the fearsome King Minos, Ariadne and her sister Phaedra grow up hearing the hoofbeats and bellows of the Minotaur echo from the Labyrinth beneath the palace. The Minotaur - Minos's greatest shame and Ariadne's brother - demands blood every… Continue reading Review: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint