Book Reviews

A. C. Wise Presents Her Year’s Best Books!

Year-end, favorite reads lists always make me a bit itchy. I adore shouting about the books I love, but there’s always a voice in the back of my mind telling me I haven’t read everything, I’m still so behind, and… Read More ›

Award Nominees Reread: Would “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane” by Scott Lynch make a Good Movie?

Being late to a party doesn’t mean the party isn’t still fun. I stumbled onto Scott Lynch’s novelette while perusing the last decade of Locus and Hugo nominees (2015), and I pounded the table after reading it. This should be considered a modern classic! It’s one of the finest examples of the fantasy novelette genre, and will stay with readers for a long time. Lynch’s gorgeous writing, which created a cinematic experience for me as the reader, got me wondering how someone from Hollywood might evaluate it.