So instead of giving last minute Christmas ideas for the books I’ve read this year, I’m going to give the top 5 series to introduce the sci-fi and fantasy fans in your life. Because why only enjoy one book when you can enjoy many!
My first impression as I was reading it on the bullet train from Shanghai to Beijing was that it was fucking weird. My final conclusion after finishing it after arriving in Beijing is that is it really fucking weird.
I think if you appreciate the tone of Becky Chambers’ previous books, you’ll get along with this one. Not as many aliens, but another insight into the GC. I really hope there are many more books to come as I really love this universe.
This long, tedious book has a much shorter, exciting book inside of it. Or around it. Or I’m imagining it could be.
Last year it felt that Annalee Newitz’s first novel Autonomous was on every must read list. For some reason it was always in a very expensive hardback, so I didn’t pick it up on a random whim (I came very close when I was in Oslo because holiday money isn’t real money). However, it was on …
It’s almost holiday time, so that means, reading some fun books. I downloaded this novella by Gwyneth Jones on a whim but it was a good choice. I generally don’t read anything shorter than a novel, so it was interesting to see how much of a story you can pack into not a long book …
Flatland was published in 1884 and the prejudices of the time shine through.