REVIEW: Seven Blades in Black by Sam Sykes

This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog! 3 out of 5 stars   ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Among humans, none have power like mages. And among mages, none have will like Sal the Cacophony. Once revered, now vagrant, she walks a wasteland scarred by generations of magical warfare. The Scar, a land torn between powerful empires, is where rogue … More REVIEW: Seven Blades in Black by Sam Sykes

REVIEW: The Finder by Suzanne Palmer

This post originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books. 3 out of 5 stars   ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Fergus Ferguson has been called a lot of names: thief, con artist, repo man. He prefers the term finder. His latest job should be simple. Find the spacecraft Venetia’s Sword and steal it back from Arum Gilger, ex-nobleman turned power-hungry trade boss. … More REVIEW: The Finder by Suzanne Palmer

REVIEW: A People’s Future of the United States, Edited by Victor LaValle

This post originally appeared on 80 Books Blog! 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Synopsis: For many Americans, imagining a bright future has always been an act of resistance. A People’s Future of the United States presents twenty-five never-before-published stories by a diverse group of writers, featuring voices both new and well-established. These stories imagine their characters fighting everything … More REVIEW: A People’s Future of the United States, Edited by Victor LaValle

REVIEW: Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson

This post originally appeared on 80 Books Blog! 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Mila Flores and her best friend Riley have always been inseparable. There’s not much excitement in their small town of Cross Creek, so Mila and Riley make their own fun, devoting most of their time to Riley’s favorite activity: amateur witchcraft. So … More REVIEW: Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson

REVIEW: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog. 5 out of 5 stars   ★★★★★ Synopsis: Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all … More REVIEW: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

REVIEW: Fear by Bob Woodward

4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Synopsis: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, … More REVIEW: Fear by Bob Woodward

REVIEW: The Women’s War by Jenna Glass

This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ When a nobleman’s first duty is to produce a male heir, women are treated like possessions and bargaining chips. But as the aftereffects of a world-altering spell ripple out physically and culturally, women at last have a bargaining chip of their own. And … More REVIEW: The Women’s War by Jenna Glass