Pretty much everything here originally appeared at my actual blog: By Singing Light. I particularly focus on upper middle-grade and young adult books. I also enjoy adult genre books, especially speculative fiction.
After a botch command, Alexios is transferred to the Frontier Wolves, the Roman garrison near Hadrian’s Wall. There he slowly begins to build a new place for himself and form new friendships. Unfortunately, the troubled times make everything tenuous. Not as good as The Lantern Bearers or Eagle of the Ninth, but still good. [Feb. 2010]