We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett: A Friendship Novel Against a War-time Fantasy Backdrop

4 stars Revna is caught using illegal magic, but instead of being imprisoned, she is taken to a special women’s military flight unit to undertake deadly missions against her country’s enemy in the cover of the night. Meanwhile, Linné is disguised as a man on the front lines, but when she’s discovered, she has two … Continue reading We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett: A Friendship Novel Against a War-time Fantasy Backdrop

Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway (ARC): War Planes, Politics, and Intrigue–Not For Me

3 stars Aurelia Isendare is a princess of a small kingdom in the North, raised in privilege but shielded from politics as her brother prepares to inherit the throne. Halfway around the world, Athan Dakar, the youngest son of a ruthless general, is a fighter pilot longing for a life away from the front lines. When … Continue reading Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway (ARC): War Planes, Politics, and Intrigue–Not For Me

Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood (DRC): Barnstorming after the Great War

4 stars Grace Lafferty is a wing walker after the Great War and she's determined to get to the World Aviation Expo, prove her scrappy team's worth, and earn a coveted Hollywood contract. Henry Patton, a Great War veteran and mechanic, joins her barnstorming team and he questions her ambition, but Grace continues her test … Continue reading Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood (DRC): Barnstorming after the Great War