In this week’s chapters, Phèdre escapes La Dolorosa, narrowly escapes drowning … and ends up in the hands of a notorious pirate. Let’s discuss Kushiel’s Chosen. Spoilers follow for chapters 45 through 55.
In case you missed my terribly excited Twitter announcement a little while back, this year I have joined the 2021 jury for the Subjective Chaos Kind of Awards! We have gathered our party behind the scenes and put forth our nominations, and now we can finally share our shortlists! *DRUMROLL*
The drama is cranked up this week as our intrepid company arrives in La Serenissima. Phèdre finally discovers where Melisande has been hiding herself … and pays a heavy price for the knowledge. Let’s discuss Kushiel’s Chosen. This week’s discussion contains spoilers for chapters 31 through 44.
Gay space princes. Arranged marriage and romantic misunderstandings. Political intrigue. Reader, I jumped at the chance to read this long before the book actually ended up in my hands. I thought I was ready. I was not ready. Please note that this review contains discussion of abuse, and mild spoilers for one character’s backstory.
As Phèdre heads to La Serenissima in search of her answers, she gets a few surprises along the way – both at home and on the road. But what awaits her at her destination? Let’s discuss Kushiel’s Chosen. This week’s discussion contains spoilers for chapters 18 through 30.
Ghosts, haunted houses (and haunting architecture), and urban legends – in a place that isn’t London? It’s time for a trip to an impressively creepy trip to Scotland’s capital city, and I was not prepared.
The Wyrd and Wonder Read-along of the Kushiel novels by Jacqueline Carey returns! We are picking up Kushiel’s Chosen for a group read and some juicy Q&A action. This is a reread for me, but it’s been a while so a lot of my memories of this book are spotty at best. This will be interesting.
I forget. We’re in another one here in Scotland, anyway, and thus we struggle on. As I write this post, however, I’m “enjoying” a week off from work, and so I am catching up on a fair bit of reading! Let’s recap.
Time for a list! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is books we meant to read in 2020 but didn’t; I’m going to share some of the ones that I’m still determined to get around to reading, because let’s face it – it’s not the fault of the books that 2020 was … 2020.
I do love a good rendition of I Waited Forever For This And It Was Worth It. Let’s talk about The Obsidian Tower.