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Reading diary, #19

One more of these and that’ll see my entire 2015 reading documented. After I’ve posted that, I’ll do a summary “year in reading” post, you know, with pie charts and shit. 1,815 more words


The Grass King's Concubine, Kari Sperring

(review by Aliette de Bodard)

This is a book with several narrative strands: one in the present, where Aude, born to wealth, runs away and seeks to understand where her family’s fortune came from; and one in the past, where a man called Marcellan enters the Rice Palace, domain of the Grass King, the mythical being who embodies the earth and the harvest. 263 more words


The Grass King's Concubine by Kari Sperring

Kari Sperring’s first novel was a finalist for the Crawford Award, a Tiptree Award Honor Book, a LOCUS Recommended First Novel, and the winner of the Sydney J. 760 more words


Order Books For the Holidays

This is all about other people’s books because–well–BOOKS!

We’re coming up to the gift-giving season, so don’t forget books. My mum, who will be 90 in January, is trying to read her way through all the Wilbur Smith back catalogue, so that’s her taken care of. 2,417 more words

Living With Ghosts by Kari Sperring

Gracielis, the failed assassin priest turned courtesan and spy, wants to deny his strange abilities, yet he cannot ignore the ghostly presence that shadows him or the sorceress that who rules him. 885 more words


Author Interview: Kari Sperring

We truly loved The Grass King’s Concubine and we are so pleased to share this interview with author, Kari Sperring. For our review of The Grass King’s Concubine, you can go… 1,373 more words