Snow Like Ashes, by Sara Raasch

Snow Like Ashes has been on my TBR since December, around about the time the Ice Like Fire title reveal was big news in the book blogging world. I'd been anxiously awaiting my turn at the top of the hold list, so suffice it to say, I had high expectations. It met them. I absolutely LOVED this … Continue reading Snow Like Ashes, by Sara Raasch


Knowing when you’ve made the right choice

I've mentioned a few times on this blog that I'm working on an urban fantasy novel. After much careful consideration, it's becoming high fantasy. It was always intended to focus more and more on the secondary world as the story progressed, but I became increasingly dissatisfied with the relationship between my primary world protagonist and the … Continue reading Knowing when you’ve made the right choice

Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres

If you're a fan of fantasy, you've probably noticed that fantasy can be broadly divided into two categories, high and low fantasy, and that within those two broad categories there are any number of sub-genres, including historical fantasy, contemporary fantasy, paranormal romance, science fantasy, epic fantasy, urban fantasy and more. And not everyone agrees on … Continue reading Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres