Review: Legacy Trilogy 01: Legacy of Ash

Review: Legacy Trilogy 01: Legacy of Ash

Synopsis A shadow has fallen over the Tressian Republic. Ruling families — once protectors of justice and democracy — now plot against one another with sharp words and sharper knives. Blinded by ambition, they remain heedless of the threat posed by the invading armies of the Hadari Empire. Yet as Tressia falls, heroes rise. Viktor Akadra is the Republic’s champion.…

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Review: The Shadow Rising

Review: The Shadow Rising

Book 4 in the series Synopsis The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind. In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous doom. Will the White Tower itself be broken? In the Two Rivers, the Whitecloaks ride in pursuit of a man with golden eyes, and in…

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Review: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Review: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Synopsis On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents’ attention, bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mother’s emotions in the cake. She discovers this gift to her horror, for her mother—her cheerful, good-with-crafts, can-do…

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Review: The Cat Ninja and a Cabal of Shadows

Review: The Cat Ninja and a Cabal of Shadows

Synopsis A missing puppy. A secret gang. And a ninja who is on the case. She’s a cat. She’s a ninja. She’s a cat ninja. Miko likes relaxing at the teahouse, but she also likes wielding akatana. And using her throwing stars. And practicing ninjutsu. When her friend Sukoshi the field mouse comes calling with a new case, Miko agrees to…

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Review: The Dragon Reborn

Review: The Dragon Reborn

Book 3 in the series Synopsis The Dragon Reborn—the leader long prophesied who will save the world, but in the saving destroy it; the savior who will run mad and kill all those dearest to him—is on the run from his destiny. Able to touch the One Power, but unable to control it, and with no one to teach him…

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Review: This is How You Lose the Time War

Review: This is How You Lose the Time War

Synopsis Two time-traveling agents from warring futures, working their way through the past, begin to exchange letters—and fall in love in this thrilling and romantic book from award-winning authors Amal-El Mohtar and Max Gladstone. Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between…

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Review: Heads Will Roll

Review: Heads Will Roll

Synopsis Heads Will Roll is an Audible Original from Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon and her co-creator/co-star (and real-life sister) Emily Lynne. Produced by Broadway Video, this is not an audiobook-it’s a 10-episode, star-studded, audio comedy that features performances from Meryl Streep, Tim Gunn, Peter Dinklage, Queer Eye’s Fab Five, and so many more. Queen Mortuana of the Night…

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Review: Welcome to Night Vale 02: It Devours!

Review: Welcome to Night Vale 02: It Devours!

Synopsis From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a mystery exploring the intersections of faith and science, the growing relationship between two young people who want desperately to trust each other, and the terrifying, toothy power of the Smiling God.…

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