Hot on the heels of award-winning editor Gardner Dozois's acclaimed anthology ”The Book of Swords” comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf ... and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda ... and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore ... and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped — or misshaped — by the potent magic they seek to wield. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human — some might say all too human. Such is their curse. And their glory.
2019 was the year of ”unfinished business”, meaning I wanted to finish as many started but not finished books and series as possible. And I’m happy with my results with only one book left to read since 2018. I’m also happy with my other goals that I reached
Happy new book year! Do you already have a list of books you're waiting for at the edge of your seat? You're not alone! Here's mine!