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Friday Face-Off: Holding An Object

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme created by Books by Proxy! Each Friday, we will pit cover against cover while also taking the opportunity to showcase gorgeous artwork and feature some of our favorite book covers. If you want to join the fun, simply choose a book each Friday that fits that week’s predetermined […]

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Book Review: City of Lies by Sam Hawke

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. City of Lies by Sam Hawke Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Poison Wars Publisher: Tor Books (July 3, 2018) Length: 560 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter City of Lies […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the last update and […]

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#FearlessWomen: City of Lies by Sam Hawke Spotlight & Exclusive Excerpt

Women are shining in every genre of speculative fiction, and it is no longer enough to say “Women arehere.” Instead, #FearlessWomen everywhere are taking a stand to say “Women will thrive here.” Highlighting major titles from bestselling authors V.E. Schwab, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Jacqueline Carey as well as titles from acclaimed and debut authors such as Mary Robinette Kowal, Tessa Gratton, […]

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#FearlessWomen: Celebrating Women’s Voices in Speculative Fiction

The BiblioSanctum is pleased to announce that starting this month, we’ll be joining many others in the blogosphere as participants in Tor’s #FearlessWomen program to celebrate women’s voices in speculative fiction, so we’re here to spread the word far and wide! Here’s a brief description from the publisher’s website: Women are shining in every genre of speculative fiction, […]

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“Can’t Wait” Books of Mid-2018

Lists. I love them! It’s fun to organize my reading and they also have the added benefit of focusing my attention to the “must-read” releases that I’m very excited to check out. After the list I made for “Early 2018”, I’ve decided to do it again for Mid-2018. So, without further ado, time now once more to geek out […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the last update and […]

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Tough Traveling: Holidays

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested […]

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Audio Book Review: City of Lies by Lian Tanner

City of Lies by  Lian Tanner Okay, let’s see if I can pull this review off without making it another gush-fest on my love for Claudia Black. As usual, her narration is fantastic, but for this second book of The Keepers Trilogy, I want to focus on the story because that’s what I think really […]

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