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MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL was the 2008 recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo winner for her story “For Want of a Nail.” Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies. She also writes the Glamourist History series, which began with Shades of Milk and Honey. A professional puppeteer and voice actor, she spent five years touring nationally with puppet theaters. She lives in Chicago with her husband Rob and many manual typewriters.
I've learned a lot about this period through these books. It's a fun way to learn some history. Mary explains at the end of the book that (and I'll quote Wikipedia) "This year... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Myra Schjelderup
For me, this was not quite as enjoyable as book 2. It seemed to wander a bit and then it seemed hurried at the end. But still a good read.Published 1 month ago by Kyle Kojima
Kowal continues with her charming look at the Regency Era combined with her unique view of a Fantasy lace coverlet. Read morePublished 3 months ago by David Wilkin
In short succession I read both Glamour in Glass and Without a Summer (having ready the first of the series earlier). Read morePublished 5 months ago by David O. Engelstad
A great third in the glamourist histories series, this book tackles the question, "Whatever happened to Jane's sister, Melody? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kirsten Weiss
I really enjoy this series. This book did not change that impression generally, but at the same time, it did not seem exciting enough (nor was there enough drama to compensate for... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DCH1400
I'd givethis book ten starts if I could. I never thought anything could be better than Jane Austin... totally blows my mind.Published 7 months ago by Lyndal Westblade
This is an excellent sequel to Glamour in Glass, a truly wonderful series full of Historically accurate descriptions as well as a lovely sprinkling of magic. Read morePublished 7 months ago by moosejoose
I loved Shades of Milk and Honey for it's innocence & mixture of era & magic.
I liked Glamour in Glass for it's imaginative evolution of glamour. Read more