Tag Archives: political fantasy

The Last Namsara – Kristen Ciccarelli

From the publisher:  In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child … Continue reading

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The Stone in the Skull – Elizabeth Bear

The rainy season is beginning, and the omens the rajnis of Sarathai-tia and Ansh-Sahal have received are ominous. Mrithuri’s Wizard has suggested that a marriage could solve her problems. It is a suggestion quickly dismissed. Sayeh is told she should evacuate … Continue reading

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Shimmer and Burn – Mary Taranta

From the publisher, “Faris grew up fighting to survive in the slums of Brindaigel while caring for her sister, Cadence. But when Cadence is caught trying to flee the kingdom and is sold into slavery, Faris reluctantly agrees to a … Continue reading

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Song of the Current – Sarah Tolcser

Caroline has been raised by her father, a wherryman, and has lived her life on the river transporting goods from port to port on board their beloved wherry.  Until pirates destroy many wherry boats searching for a special crate.  Caro’s … Continue reading

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The Traitor’s Kiss – Erin Beaty

Following the death of Sage’s peasant father, a fowler who taught Sage all he knew, Sage is taken in by her noble uncle. She is a natural teacher and tutors his children until she reaches the age for marriage.  Arranged … Continue reading

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Traitor to the Throne – Alwyn Hamilton

The sequel to Rebel of the Sands picks up with the rebellion somewhat stagnant.  For every push forward, the Sultan’s army fights back.  Amani, aka the Blue-Eyed Bandit, was gravely injured.  When she recovered, Jin was not by her side … Continue reading

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Long May She Reign – Rhiannon Thomas

Freya did not plan on ruling a kingdom.  She was so far down the list of succession, it never entered her mind.  And she hated court.  She was fascinated with science and most comfortable in her lab.  But one night, … Continue reading

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