Review: Fire and Heist by Sarah Beth Durst
3.5 Stars , Reviews / December 17, 2018

While most people enjoy a good heist (at least as a story), no one appreciates heists more than the wyverns featured in the world Sky Hawkins lives in. It’s pretty much just like our world, but with a race of people called wyverns (or as Sky likes to call them: were-dragons). They are descendants of dragons that came to this world and love their hordes of treasure. What people outside of the wyvern community don’t realize is that wyverns are basically raised to be thieves, and running their first heist is a critical right of passage that will determine your status among wyvern society. Sky is the youngest and only girl in a very wealthy and powerful family. The personalities of her older brothers vary. And while her family has been wealthy and powerful, they are not the well respected family they once were with wyvern society. There was some sort of scandal involving her Sky’s mother who disappeared last year that caused the people they once considered friends to turn on them. Sky doesn’t know or understand what happened, she just knows on top of losing her mother, she has lost so many things in life since then, her…

Stacking the Shelves – December 1, 2018
Stacking the Shelves / December 1, 2018

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! It’s been another couple of great weeks for book additions!   Received for Review     Harper Voyager was very good to me again. I got a surprise copies of the Where Oblivion Lives by T. Frohock. I’ve really enjoyed everything I’ve read by her, so I’m hoping to find the time for this one. I’d not heard of The Lost Puzzler, but it sounds fascinating, so I’m going to try to read this one. I’ve not read the other books in the Ian Douglas series, so I’ve got some serious catching up to do to get to this one. Many thanks to Harper Voyager! … … … Were-dragons and a heist? Fire & Heist wasn’t on my radar before, but it sounds incredibly fun! My thanks to Crown! DAW also sent a couple of unexpected books. Tales from Plexis is a collection of short stories, which I have a horrible track record of prioritizing, so I may not get to this soon, but perhaps if the mood strikes I could give one of the…