Defiant, by Karina Sumner-Smith – book review

Defiant, by Karina Sumner-Smith, is the follow-up novel to her debut,┬áRadiant, and the middle chapter of her Towers Trilogy. Picking up two months after the conclusion of Radiant, the book continues the story of Xhea, a girl with no place in a world running on magic, her friend, Shai, the ghost of a girl from… Continue reading Defiant, by Karina Sumner-Smith – book review

This Gulf of Time and Stars – book review

Julie Czerneda brings the reader back to the site of her first book, the Trade Pact and spins a dramatic story full of surprises and twists. I can't say too much about the story without giving away the surprises that make it so fun. As always, one of Czerneda's strengths is the characters that inhabit… Continue reading This Gulf of Time and Stars – book review