In this episode, Asala and Niko are heading for Hypatia as they follow the trail of the eponymous missing ship – but they’ve got an unexpected third party aboard their cruiser. Cue much awkwardness, and some very tense situations. Let’s discuss The Vela. Spoilers follow for this episode.
Hooray hooray, it’s a new serial day! The Vela is one of the latest new releases from Serial Box Publishing and has been on my 2019 watch list for a while, because the lineup of writers associated with it knocked my geeky socks off: SL Huang, Becky Chambers, Rivers Solomon and Yoon Ha Lee. I mean. It’s like rock star levels of writer collaboration, if you’re a modern sci-fi nerd. And I love me some modern sci-fi. So let’s dive …
Last May, myself and a pair of like-minded fantasy nerds took the plunge into a month-long celebration of all things fantasy. We invited all other like-minded fantasy nerds to the party, and we called it Wyrd & Wonder. This year, it’s back. Yeah, baby. We’re getting a sequel.
So I blinked and missed February. Huh. Not a lot got written about this month (thanks, Anxiety), but I’m telling myself that this is OK. My disposition is a bit sunnier now, and plans are being made! Let’s take a quick look at what February did.
In the second part of Days of Blood and Starlight, Karou and Akiva are struggling with friendships while navigating enemy territory – and, slowly but hopefully surely, coming closer back together. Physically, anyway… Spoilers follow for chapters 28-47.
It’s that time of year, and while I personally am more interested in all the discounted chocolate post-Valentine’s Day, I can’t deny that a good relationship is often central to my enjoyment of a good book. So for this bookish Valentine’s Day themed post, let’s take a look at some of my absolute favourite couples in books. Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.
In the first quarter of Days of Blood and Starlight, absolutely nothing is all right. Including me. Major spoilers follow for chapters 1-27 (and for Daughter of Smoke and Bone).
So I survived December’s insane workload and January’s relentless efforts to trap me in depression mode. February is here, I am reading ALL THE THINGS, and cold weather or no cold weather, things are looking up. Now let’s look back a little bit, shall we?
In the final part of Daughter of Smoke and Bone, I am screaming. Spoiler alert.
In the penultimate part of Daughter of Smoke and Bone, we’re going back in time… Major spoilers follow for chapters 40-50.