Tag Archives: Jacqueline Carey

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From

From The Broke and the Bookish, a new Top Ten Tuesday topic. Looks like series authors have a serious advantage, for this list. Also long-standing authors. I’m only counting full-length novels. 1. Kelley Armstrong Books Owned: 19 Genre: Urban fantasy, YA urban … Continue reading

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Ten (SFF) Books About Friendship

A Top Ten Tuesday topic, from The Broke and the Bookish, I’m interpreting their topic as best friendship in books. I managed to come up with 8–next week, I’ll do a follow-up post on the same topic, but in non-book media. … Continue reading

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Single POV Versus Multiple POVs: Pros, cons, and my constant battle not to make snap judgements

There seems to be a lot more single POVs going around than when I was a kid nowadays, and a lot of people seem to prefer it. It has its advantages, and sometimes, it’s right for the story. You can’t … Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Legacy: To Err On the Side of Compassion

It’s time to talk about an old favorite epic fantasy series, with doorstopper books, recommended for anyone who loves adventure, history, travel, intrigue, or mythology. Romantic subplot. Kushiel’s Legacy, in which the first book is Kushiel’s Dart. In an alternate … Continue reading

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TTT: Top Ten Favorite Beginnings In Books

I reread a lot of first chapters from my book collection for this topic. It was fun to figure out the kind of things that did and didn’t work. I imagine this is going to be a very helpful Top … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines”

The Broke and the Bookish‘s Top Ten Tuesday for today. I’m going to stick with my tendency to do choose 8 literary examples and a few from other media. So, in no particular order: 1. Loup Garron (Santa Olivia, post-apocalyptic dystopia) … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Favorite Authors in Fantasy”

Another Top Ten Tuesday from the Broke and the Bookish, this one is for Top Ten Favorite Authors In X Genre. What else could I pick but fantasy? I’m going to restrict myself to 8 for books, then add 2 additional … Continue reading

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