REVIEW: The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye

I’d loved Lyndsay Faye’s previous book, Dust and Shadow, so I was pretty sure I’d love The Gods of Gotham, too. And hey, I did! I loved reading this book SO MUCH, y’all– it felt a bit like eating a really rich chocolate bonbon, you know? There’s so much to appreciate in it, but it’s best appreciated by eating it yourself. Anyway, here’s what I loved: The details of ye olde NYC were both terrifying Read More …

REVIEW: Dust and Shadow by Lyndsay Faye

I still haven’t finished reading the original Holmes stories, but that won’t stop me from reading pastiches! Pastiches, for those who don’t know, are basically professional fanfics of things. They usually refer to Sherlock Holmes pastiches, of which there are many. Lately there have been quite a few good Sherlock Holmes pastiches coming out, and most of them seem to be Holmes vs. something. So Dust and Shadow, for instance, is Holmes vs. Jack the Read More …