The Citadel of Weeping Pearls is the first book in the xuya universe written by Aliette de Bodard, and it’s available in the Kobo Plus program. I’ve read her other xuya book, The Tea Master and the Detective, before and loved it. This one was nothing like I expected though. In a good way. De
Of Dragons, Feasts and Murders is a standalone novella in the Dominion of the Fallen series. You don’t have to have read the other books to enjoy this one. I’ve only read part of the series and could follow it easily. No previous knowledge required. The author was kind enough to send me an ARC
It’s probably no secret that I adore Aliette’s writing and with my love for tea, it’s not a difficult guess to figure out why I picked up The Tea Master and the Detective. I don’t read much science-fiction but Aliette can sell me anything. Like a female Sherlock Holmes with Watson’s role being played by
An f/f retelling of Beauty and the Beast with a dragon. Aliette de Bodard writes this fairy tale in a Vietnamese setting and enchants the reader with her powerful writing.