Fools and Mortals
Author: Bernards Cornwell
Date Read: 2018-02-11

New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling, action-packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream—as related by William Shakespeare’s estranged younger brother.

Lord, what fools these mortals be . . .

In the Hall of the Dragon King
Author: Stephen Lawhead
Date Read: 2018-09-16

In the dead of night, Quentin, a young acolyte, is unexpectedly summoned when a mortally wounded knight stumbles into the temple of Ariel. Determined to save the realm of the Dragon King,

Lord of Emperors
Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
Date Read: 2017-11-01

Beckoned by the Emperor Valerius, Crispin, a renowned mosaicist, has arrived in the fabled city of Sarantium. Here he seeks to fulfill his artistic ambitions and his destiny high upon a dome that will become the emerror's magnificent sanctuary and legacy.

Lord Valentine's Castle
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date Read: 2018-07-08

Valentine, a wanderer who knows nothing except his name, finds himself on the fringes of a great city, and joins a troupe of jugglers and acrobats; gradually, he remembers that he is the Coronal Valentine, executive ruler of the vast world of Majipoor, and all its peoples, human and otherwise... 

Majipoor Chronicles
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date Read: 2018-07-21

Come to Majipoor, the magnificently exotic planet of Lord Valentine's Castle. Come to Hissune, favorite of Valentine, as he probes the deepest secrets of Majipoor's long past in the depths of the great Labyrinth. Join him as he becomes one with its many peoples--dukes & generals, thieves & murderers, Ghayrogs & Metamorphs--& discovers wonder, terror, longing & love, learning wisdom that will shape his destiny.

The waters rose, submerging New York City.   But the residents adapted and it remained the bustling, vibrant metropolis it had always been. Though changed forever.  Every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island.  Through the eyes of the varied inhabitants of one building, Kim Stanley Robinson shows us how one of our great cities will change with the rising tides.  And how we too will change.
Author: Kim Stanely Robison
Date Read: 2017-07-11

The waters rose, submerging New York City. 

But the residents adapted and it remained the bustling, vibrant metropolis it had always been. Though changed forever.