History as Fantasy

I read mostly fantasy, and there is a good amount of fantasy that takes places in a setting based on real world places and time periods. I’m all for taking inspiration from real life and fictionalizing it or weaving it into something fantastical. Some fantasy stories aren’t so much inspired by the real world as … More History as Fantasy

Best Reads of 2021

I read a lot of good books this year. Over half of my reads were 4/5 stars, which I am, of course, happy about. So let’s just talk about the far fewer 5 star reads. 4 stars are for books I enjoyed reading and would recommend, but I like to reserve my 5 star ratings … More Best Reads of 2021