“In some ways, the greatest strength of this series lies in its smaller moments rather than its grand arc.”
“The Four Profound Weaves is a beautifully articulated exploration of queer identity and transformation.
“Walton has a knack for presenting unexpected and very human glimpses of both historical and fictional figures, and her delight with the city of Florence may inspire many to visit.”
“When a dangerous trick goes awry one evening and threatens to kill her, Thalia unexpectedly shape-shifts.
“an exciting tapestry of love, loss, bittersweet melancholy, and adrenalin pumping action.”
“The final playing-out of the struggle for the future of Xibalba and the mortal world is satisfyingly both personal and mythic, in a way that rings true to the principles of the cosmology f
“The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”
“Beverly Cleary once said great fiction should be, above all things, a pleasure to read, and Westside is certainly that, and then some.”
“like Hans Christian Andersen’s tales, these stories seem more than fairy tales, the twist of their endings staying with the reader long after the book is closed.”
"I'd failed her. I'd promised to keep her safe and I'd failed her. Now, I could do nothing but stare down at her grave again and murmur a prayer in which I only half-believed."
“Gloriana is a sumptuous piece of literature: an important, unbridled, and passionate piece of art.”
Trying too hard with Celtic mythology and a modern setting in KingFisher, McKillip fails to reach her full award-winning potential (she has won the World Fantasy Award previously), in this
“sure to appeal to fans of both history and fantasy.”