Stories from the Grishaverse || The Language of Thorns Review

Stories from the Grishaverse || The Language of Thorns Review

Initial Thoughts I think at this point Leigh Bardugo can do no wrong. She can write me a retelling of a lamb moussaka recipe and it'll probably be poetic. Honestly, though, this collection of fairy tales inspired by the different places in her Grishaverse is precious, and I loved every piece (some more than others). [...]

Tales from… || The Starlit Wood Review

Tales from… || The Starlit Wood Review

Initial Thoughts: As with any short story collection, this little gem had stellar stories, great stories, good stories, and those that weren't for me. Personal favorites were definitely "Spinning Silver," "Even the Crumbs Were Delicious," "Seasons of Glass and Iron," and "The Briar and the Rose". THE STARLIT WOOD: NEW FAIRY TALES edited by Dominik [...]

Fate Calls || The Sword of Destiny Review

Fate Calls || The Sword of Destiny Review

Initial Thoughts:  The last two stories made the entire collection for me. I think this was where things really lead up to the beginning of the series. "Sword of Destiny" and "Something More" were hands down my favorite. SWORD OF DESTINY by Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator) Orbit Books, December 2015 High fantasy, short stories [...]