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: 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: Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

This post originally appeared on 80 Books Blog. 3 out of 5 stars   ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Welcome to Amberlough City, the illustrious but corrupt cosmopolitan beacon of Gedda. The radical One State Party—nicknamed the Ospies—is gaining popular support to unite Gedda’s four municipal governments under an ironclad, socially conservative vision. Not everyone agrees with the Ospies’ … More REVIEW: Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

REVIEW: Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett

This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books. 5 out of 5 stars   ★★★★★ Synopsis: Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne’s docks, is nothing her unique abilities can’t handle. But unbeknownst to her, Sancia’s been sent to steal … More REVIEW: Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett

REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger My rating: 4 of 5 stars This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books! *A galley of this book was provided by the publisher for an honest review.* Bailey Chen is all of us: just graduated, drowning in student loans, looking for the … More REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger