The Cover Wars

Wherein we judge books by their covers and, more recently, their blurbs! Join us in the comments or on twitter! If you haven’t worked it out yet, girls don’t do this. They don’t come to the Hovel. They don’t like goblins and dragons. They don’t paint miniatures. They don’t play …

Time Travelling through History

This month is Historical Fiction month. As the resident Science Fiction nut, my mind(naturally) thought of Time Travel! Of course the snag here is that most Time Travel stories are not actually Historical Fiction. Time travel focuses on speculations, on the laws and physics and consequences of travelling through time. …

The Cover Wars

Spunky, strong-willed eleven-year-old Mirka Herschberg isn’t interested in knitting lessons from her stepmother, or how-to-find-a-husband advice from her sister, or you-better-not warnings from her brother. There’s only one thing she does want: to fight dragons! Granted, no dragons have been breathing fire around Hereville, the Orthodox Jewish community where Mirka lives, but …