Gedlund by William Ray

This satisfyingly hefty fantasy pits Victorian-style military might against a Dark Lord and his undead legions. The basic premise here is that the human nation of Verin has abandoned magic in favour of steam trains, constitutional monarchy, Imperialism, and handlebar moustaches. Huzzah! Young Tam, being poor, over-educated, and naive, joins the army as a foot

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Cat Ellington’s review of Rosolio Red: A Holiday Short Story (Franki Amato Mysteries, )

Rosolio Red by Traci Andrighetti My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s the most wonderful time of the year in New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX—the primary setting locales for this transient and relatively decent cozy mystery penned by USA TODAY bestselling author, Traci Andrighetti. Franki Baby, Hurry Down the Chimney. Seated on a barstool

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Review: Tales of Titans Vol. 2

Synopsis: Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to their miraculous deeds, and misdeeds, that have significantly shaped Western civilization. This handsomely illustrated series offers readers brief biographical overviews and cogent analysis, while the quasi-fictional scenarios

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Extra, Extra!

“Dear Prudence” columnist and former co-proprietor of The Toast Mallory Ortberg turns to a revisionist spin on scary stories with The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror (Henry Holt & Company, 3/13). New York Review of Books editor Ian Buruma publishes his memoir, A Tokyo Romance (Penguin Press, 3/6). And former Los Angeles Times Books

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