LitStack Review: Of Noble Family by Mary Robinette Kowal

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Of Noble Family Mary Robinette Kowal Tor Books Release Date:  April 28, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-7836-1 PLEASE NOTE:  This review, by necessity, contains spoilers for the first four books in The Glamourist Histories series. * * * * * It’s been almost six years since the first volume in Mary Robinette Kowal’s lovely The Glamourist Histories series, Shades [….]

Featured Author Review: Without a Summer by Mary Robinette Kowal

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Without A Summer Mary Robinette Kowal Tor Books 1st Edition: April 2, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7653-3415-2 —♦— Let me say this:  I utterly enjoyed Mary Robinette Kowal’s second novel in her Glamourist Histories series, Glamour in Glass, with its early 1800s historical intrigue and cultural exploratives, but after the initial Shades of Milk and Honey, I [….]

LitStack’s Featured Author Review: Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal

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Glamour in Glass Mary Robinette Kowal First Edition: April 2012 Tor Books ISBN 978-0-7653-2561-7 —♦— In Glamour in Glass, author Mary Robinette Kowal takes the main characters from her delightful Regency novel Shades of Milk and Honey and, with Jane Austen still as her patron saint, leads them into uncharted Austen territory:  married life. Yes, [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe: Au Revoir, Ma Belle Écriture!

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When I was in grade school, we learned cursive writing.  Everyone did.  The three R’s:  reading, “w”riting and ‘rithmatic.  But there was more to spur me on with my cursive studies.  My grandmother, a great lady of the arts, insisted that I work on my penmanship until my script was flowing and gracious, and I [….]

LitStack Featured Author Review: Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

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We are thrilled to feature Mary Robinette Kowal as our March Featured Author.  A Hugo-award winner, Kowal is a novelist and professional puppeteer. Her debut novel Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor 2010) was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In 2008 she won the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, while two of [….]