July 08, 2020, 05:59:47 AM

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Offline cupiscent

Re: Which silkpunk novels would you recommend?
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2020, 10:06:38 AM »
I’m loving Throne of Five Winds thank you for mentioning this title , I love the court intrigues and I’m in love with Lady Komor.

There’s no magic  or military battles  in this book so not everyone will like it.

Court intrigues? Awesome ladies? No battles? This sounds so much like my sort of thing that I might just have to go buy it.

I see you enjoying this one @cupiscent  ;D

Loving it! It's not perfect - I think it probably doesn't need to be as long (and lush) as it is and sometimes the author gets a bit lost in her descriptive detail. (A problem I've had with Lilith Saintcrow before, but it works better for her in this setting.) In fact, it's amusing reading this thread again, because I'd forgotten about its page count, so when the guy at the bookstore thumped it down on the counter I went, "...oh." The last two things I read were nice and short! ;D

But the politics! The refined control on everyone! The scalding poetry-quoting cutting remarks! The epic queen bitch! I love everyone in this bar.

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Re: Which silkpunk novels would you recommend?
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2020, 09:46:52 AM »
Now we just need book two  ;D

Give me more court intrigue and Lady Komor
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Re: Which silkpunk novels would you recommend?
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2020, 05:13:09 AM »
Now we just need book two  ;D

Give me more court intrigue and Lady Komor

I went immediately upon finishing to trawl Lili Saintcrow's social media to see if there were any hints of when we could expect book 2, and was pretty devo not to find anything. (I wish to note that I absolutely love Prince Takshin, but I am 100% Team Kai when it comes to Romancing Lady Komor.)