Zetti Sweetwood Wants Revenge: Four

A western. A revenge story. There will be ninjas and blood. Continue reading Zetti Sweetwood Wants Revenge: Four

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A Study of the Sky: an Astronomy Book from 1896

I’m almost afraid to handle this book anymore. When I first found my 1901 edition of Herbert A. Howe’s A Study of the Sky in a quiet downtown bookshop, I could not bring myself above temptation. I purchased it for ten dollars, pleased to have a richly-hued book with old-fashioned illustrations and monochromatic photos. I did not expect rapturous prose that elevated the subject to … Continue reading A Study of the Sky: an Astronomy Book from 1896

Berserkers, Sorcery, and Legend: Review on Hawk of May

Published in 1980, Gillian Bradshaw’s Hawk of May isn’t exactly a new book, and I only came across it by chance. Yes, I judged this book by its cover. It’s gorgeous and simple. I paused long enough to read the inside flap. First line: “…this exciting historical fantasy recreates the magical world of King Arthur’s England.” Yes please. Even better, when Bradshaw wrote this book, … Continue reading Berserkers, Sorcery, and Legend: Review on Hawk of May