Search Results: "Lilith Saintcrow"


BOOK REVIEW

THE IRON WYRM AFFAIR by Lilith Saintcrow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Intriguing but messy; two of the chief ingredients would have sufficed, four is extreme overkill."
Sorcery, steampunk, Sherlock Holmes and an alternate world: first of a series from the author of Angel Town (2011, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CORMORANT RUN by Lilith Saintcrow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"A slow start and lack of compelling characters hold this back from becoming the gripping adventure it wants to be."
A down-and-dirty caper set in a dangerous and enigmatic world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PADDOCK by Lilith Norman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

"Thoughtful and carefully wrought: a worthy companion to Jeannie Baker's Window (1991). (Picture book. 4-10)"
Explaining her eponymous metaphor for the earth as an encompassing word for land of virtually any size or condition, a well-regarded Australian author (Climb a Lonely Hill, 1970, o.p.) draws on mythic Dreamtime and on modern environmental concerns for a lyrical reprise of ``the paddock's'' history—touching on land's formation from lava and rock, early life and the age of dinosaurs, and changing continents before centering on primeval Australia and its two waves of settlers. Read full book review >