The Redemption of Althalus – David Eddings, Leigh Eddings

Althalus, thief and reprobate, must save humanity with only the help of a goddess in the shape of a cat. Remember Polgara from the Belgariad ? How endearing it was at first that she was just wonderful and always right about everything? And then it was cute? And then tired, then tiresome, then irritating, and finally really annoying? Well, characterization in Redemption picks up right where the Belgariad left off – it jumps straight to…

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The Sea Lark’s Song – Diana Marcellas

Witch of Two Suns #2 Brierly, a Sharri’a healer outlawed by the ruling Allemanii race, knows the truth about what happened to her own people. She and her Allemanii lover must fight prejudice to find peace. While the book is marketed as a stand-alone novel, it quickly becomes evident that Sea Lark is the sequel to an earlier volume, Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea. If you have not read that one, you don’t have much chance…

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