Oct 272015

Cover for An Apprentice to Elves by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette. A white woman with long blond hair and dressed in Viking-esque armor looks prepared to go into battle with two vicious wolves as allies.B&N SF&F Blog: This is a rich, complicated, textured world, with a myriad of different people, different creatures, different cultures, coming together in both a hard clash and a harder understanding. This is the kind of fantasy that makes you slow down, sound out the unforgiving consonants of a foreign culture, so you can hear those uncomfortable vowels, both the familiar and the alien. We don’t have to be just one thing, but several, and in fruitful opposition. Winter isn’t coming. It’s already here.

Read B&N’s full review of An Apprentice to Elves here.