Author Archives: Lia

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

Posted in My stories | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Bride to the Sun

I’m so very pleased to announce that Bride to the Sun, my first novel, is now available as a Kindle eBook on Amazon! From the blurb: Once, she could pluck fire out of the very air. Now she is the … Continue reading

Posted in My stories | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

Uprooted

Naomi Novik is probably best known for her Temeraire series, which is set at the time of the Napoleonic wars in an alternative world where there are dragons. Since she hits two of my interests at the same time – … Continue reading

Posted in Reading recommendations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beacon at Alexandria

There are plenty of books in which the heroine disguises herself as a man without anybody finding out. However, few of them convince me, as they usually just brush over the practical problems like going to toilet or menstruation. It … Continue reading

Posted in History, Reading recommendations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Coming of the Dragon / Peaceweaver

I recently reread these two books by Rebecca Barnhouse. They’re billed as Young Adult, but I thought them an enjoyable read for adults as well. What initially attracted me to them is the fact that they’re loosely based on the … Continue reading

Posted in Reading recommendations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment