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.