Greetings, fabled followers, craven cultists, grimoire gnomes and blog butterflies! The first twelfth of 2020 is behind us and the eternal question must be asked: What the heck happened last month? Here, at the Reliquary, not too much. Books were read, old posts revisited, humans hunted for spo--don't know where that came from, to tell... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Melokai by Rosalyn Kelly: The Good, The Bad, The Meh
I received Melokai for free as part of r/fantasy's TBRindr initiative, meant to popularize and highlight the works of independently published authors. Melokai's opening held a great deal of promise, which could've propelled the story forward. Unfortunately, this novel didn't ultimately deliver on the promises made, both by its opening and its cover. Before I... Continue Reading →
Reader’s Diary #003: Farming animals with The Sun Wolf and Starhawk!
Today, I woke up and listened, for a little over three hours, to George Orwell's Animal Farm. I should do a double feature of China Mieville's October and this book -- one shows the build-up to the Russian revolution, and the other uses allegory with animals to illustrate how easily revolution turns to something much... Continue Reading →