This week, we’re sharing our favorite books of 2020 for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl). I found it hard this year to identify ten favorite books, maybe because I read more than usual or because I read a wider range… Continue Reading “My Favorite Reads of 2020”
I loved this book. I already thought Schwab was great, but this book combines so many things I love – history, travel, France – and it’s really character/relationship driven. The story is complicated, and there were lots of times I found myself trying to… Continue Reading “Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab”
I liked everything about Harrow’s new novel, a story that blends the mythology of Grimm’s fairy tales with historical misogyny. The Eastwood sisters Beatrice, Agnes, and Juniper haven’t seen each other for seven years. The two elder sisters fled the family farm because of… Continue Reading “Review: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow”
If you’re a fan of gothic horror, you will love this book. I’m not a huge fan of the gothic novel, although I did enjoy Rebecca and I like seeing how other authors take on this genre. I read it mainly because it’s by… Continue Reading “Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia”
This year I read nearly all of the Hugo nominees for best novel and best novella, because my husband and I get to vote for the winners. Voting closes at the end of this month and the results will be announced at WorldCon at… Continue Reading “Reading the Hugo Nominees: Time to Vote!”
This year my husband signed up to vote in the Hugo Awards, and together we’re reading as many of the nominees as possible. Voting runs from May 11 to July 31, and the awards are announced in August at WorldCon in Dublin. As described… Continue Reading “Reading the Hugo Nominees”
It’s a few weeks until Halloween, but here are some of the RIP-themed books I’ve read lately. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland: I loved this book by Justina Ireland; it’s one of the rare YA fantasy novels that felt really thoughtful and raised interesting… Continue Reading “RIP XIII: Mini-Reviews for Halloween”
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