Tag: Beth Cato

Best of 2018 Wrap Up

2018 has been a busy year, both in events the bookstore has attended and in the entertainment we have reviewed. We have had a blast this year providing books, both new and used at the various events around the Valley of the Sun. I can’t really do a best of events but I can say […]

Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato In this stunning conclusion to the acclaimed Blood of Earth trilogy—a thrilling alternate history laced with earth magic, fantastic creatures, and steampunk elements—geomancer Ingrid must find a way to use her extraordinary abilities to save her world from the woman hell-bent on destroying it. Thanks to her […]

Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato

Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato When an earthquake devastates San Francisco in an alternate 1906, the influx of geomantic energy nearly consumes Ingrid Carmichael. Bruised but alive, the young geomancer flees the city with her friends, Cy, Lee, and Fenris. She is desperate to escape Ambassador Blum, the cunning and dangerous bureaucrat […]

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato After the earth’s power under her city is suddenly left unprotected, a young geomancer must rely on her unique magic to survive in this fresh fantasy novel from the author of the acclaimed The Clockwork Dagger. In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful […]

Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato

Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato Full of magic, mystery, and romance, an enchanting steampunk fantasy debut in the bestselling vein of Trudi Canavan and Gail Carriger. Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her and taught her to become a medician. […]

CoKoCon 2018: Authors, Readers, and Fandom

There are two things a bookstore needs, authors to write the books and readers to buy them. CoKoCon 2018 brought these two groups together in a unique way, so that as a bookstore we could interact with both in one space. As a bookstore without a physical space, our events are critical and this one […]

CoKoCon 2018 Recap

CoKoCon 2018 was a smashing success! We had wonderful interactions with all the authors that we work with on a regular basis. We sold out completely of three of Beth Cato’s books! We loved working with our local author guest of honor. Harry Turtledove, our Author Guest of Honor, was fantastic, personable, knowledgeable, and charming. […]

CoKoCon 2018: News Update!

Do you have your membership to CoKoCon 2018 yet? Guess what, the convention is in two weeks and if there is any author you want to buy a book from or meet, now’s the time to get your membership before prices go up. Right now, until August 24th, price is $50 for adults and half […]

CoKoCon 2018: Authors among Stacks

As you know, Duncan’s Books and More will be out at the new Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, CoKoCon 2018. We have been preparing in the background and are excited to announce some of the authors that we will have among the stacks and at the event. As normal, we will consign books for authors […]

CoKoCon 2018: First of a Kind

We are so excited for this week’s post! We are finally about a month and a half out from our newest event and it is one we have been heavily involved in. This last year, we joined the group WesternSFA, which is a group focused on Science Fiction and Fantasy here in Arizona. After joining, […]