Well, it’s that time of year, isn’t it? Time for all the Best Of and Top Ten lists to begin poking their heads out to herald in not just a new year, but a new decade. 2019 was one hell of a busy one for me, having started it with a move across the country and some quite major changes in my personal life as well. It’s been one for the books, if you will. … More Best of 2019
What an absolutely amazing month in the SF&F world! It’s impossible for me to read every new book that comes out, alas, but of the ones I did manage to sneak in this month we had two major stand outs: Among Others by Jo Walton and Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender. … More November Reading Wrap-Up
Happy Halloween, all! I hope everyone had a great time either dressing up, seeing all the kiddos dressed up, or simply indulging in a wide variety of candy and other treats. Personally, I ended up celebrating at home avoiding the drunken crowds with some dirt cheap Chinese food and Netflix… but both my cats are black, and therefore Halloween themed – so I think I’m good.
October, as usual, had some greats and some flops. See below for the highlights! … More October Reading Wrap-Up
September was sure an interesting ride. We had a few stand outs – namely, The Bone Ships by RJ Barker, Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir, and The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes…. all sandwiched in between a few books that didn’t quite hit that sweet spot for me. Both Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and The Miracles of Namiya General Store by Keigo Higashino were near-misses and had quite a few aspects I enjoyed greatly even if they didn’t pull together in the way I might have hoped. The Resurrectionist of Caligo, however, didn’t work for me at all on nearly any level – though I think the author duo behind it shows promise and may well improve in future works. … More September Reading Wrap-Up
August was fantastic, and September looks to be even better. Stand-outs include The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes, To Be Taught if Fortunate by Becky Chambers, and a host of other wonderful books! … More August Reading Wrap-Up