MIDDLEGAME Review: Science & Magic, Shaken not Stirred

It should really come as no surprise to me at this point that I loved this new release from Seanan McGuire. Everything I read by her is an absolute joy. I was lucky enough to interview her at Emerald City Comic-con, though I have yet to post the transcript (sorry Seanan). She is a master … Continue reading MIDDLEGAME Review: Science & Magic, Shaken not Stirred

Why VITA NOSTRA is my favorite Russian fairy tale

Recently it seems like books inspired by Russian folk lore and fairy tales are getting a ton of attention. Spinning Silver, Winter of the Witch, and Vita Nostra are all fairly recent releases that delve into Russian tales. After reading each of them, I can confidently say that Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko … Continue reading Why VITA NOSTRA is my favorite Russian fairy tale