Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place In Another Country

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jena at That Artsy Reader Girl. I love reading books that take place in other countries. One of the things I love most is traveling and since I don't quite have the funds to go everywhere I want (everywhere!), a book is the next best thing! … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place In Another Country

Book Review: The City of Brass

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles.  But when Nahri accidentally summons an equally sly, darkly mysterious djinn warrior to her side during one of her cons, she’s forced to accept that the magical world she thought only existed in childhood stories is real...