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Three SFF Novels

I’ve fallen way behind on quick reviews, but I’m trying to catch up. Here are three favorite SFF novels from last year.

I avoided reading The Martian, by Andy Weir, for a long time for fear it would be depressing. 625 more words


Top 5 Books of 2015

Happy new year! I’m hoping you are enjoying it so far – with plenty of reading and culture consuming. Me? I’ve had a lazy start, but I’m trying a few new things: journaling, looking after a cat, trying those famous freakshakes… 391 more words


Identifying Criteria

Throughout Marie Brennan’s Lady Trent books, there are frequent mentions of an important book. A Natural History of Dragons, by Sir Richard Edgeworth, is a fictitious tome read by Isabella Camherst while a child. 405 more words


Book #91: A Natural History of Dragons (2013)

Author: Marie Brennan
Language: English
Length: 592 minutes (9 hours 52 minutes)
Finished listening on: 9 October 2015

Audible had a promotion on audiobooks back in September or October – they offered two books for the price of one, and there was a book on my wishlist on the list of eligible books. 524 more words


A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

Fantastic. Not the drawing-room novel I feared it would be, nor the swashbuckling “strong woman” archetype book it could have been. Instead, it’s a wonderful travelogue for a nineteenth century populated by fantastical creatures. 165 more words


Review: A Natural History of Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Book #4 for 2015
PopSugar Challenge Criteria Met:
-A book set in a different country… 236 more words

Minute Review: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan (Memoir by Lady Trent, Book 1)
My Rating: 5 of 5 stars

Be warned, then: the collected volumes of this series will contain frozen mountains, fetid swamps, hostile foreigners, hostile fellow countrymen, the occasional hostile family member, bad decisions, misadventures in orienteering, diseases of an unromantic sort, and a plenitude of mud.

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