The Penman’s Bookshelf

This page indexes book reviews posted directly to the present site. Reviews originally published in Dragon are (slowly) being added to the “Role of Books” archive page, dated in accordance with their original appearance.

It’s Aliiiive!!! (and reading)

And so, after a much-too-long hiatus, we return — with, I hope, rather more frequent updating in the weeks and months to come.  At the very least, I anticipate regular posts restoring the lyric archive from the old SFF Net site, and I also want to continue gradually importing the considerable file of reviews from …

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Review: Spellcast and Spellcrossed (Barbara Ashford)

As at least some of my readership is aware, I have been a theater junkie — if a somewhat undernourished one — ever since junior high school (which is to say, for a scarily long time now).  I have, of course, also been an avid reader of fantasy for even longer than that.  And it’s …

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