Author Archives: Lia

Why the West rules – for now

This is a question that anybody who is interested in Chinese history will eventually ask themselves. After all, the Chinese invented so many things: paper, printing, gunpowder, the compass, paper money – the list is endless. And early in the … Continue reading

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Den of Wolves

Den of Wolves is the third novel in Juliet Marillier’s Blackthorn and Grim series. Each book deals with the untangling of a mystery, but there is also an overreaching arc for the whole series, so I’d recommend reading the first … Continue reading

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Goldenhand

Goldenhand is the latest book in Garth Nix’s popular Abhorsen series. Some of his other books can be read as standalone novels, but with this one I would very much recommend reading his other books first. It takes place in … Continue reading

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Riddlemaster Trilogy

A reader recently asked me for fantasy recommendations and as I stood in front of my book case, my eyes fell on the Riddlemaster Trilogy by Patricia McKillip. Together with The Lord of the Rings and the Dragonriders of Pern … Continue reading

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Bride to the Sun update

Just a quick update on my publishing venture – I first released Bride to the Sun on Amazon, but it is now also available at other retailers: iBooks, Kobo, Nook, Smashwords and many more. I’m planning to have a print … Continue reading

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