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My December and Year-End Reading Wrap-Up

Bidding a not-so-fond farewell to 2016, here’s what I read in December: Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch Before the Fall by Noah Hawley All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain What I’m reading now: What’s Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi. What’s up next: my library…

Figuring out what to do next

Before I get back to the business of writing book reviews, I wanted to take a minute for one more post-election post. It feels like everyone’s talking about what to do next.  A lot of it’s noise to me.  I’m worried about my job and honestly not feeling like I can make much of a…

This is the Country We Live In

Dear Readers, It’s been a couple of days since the election, and it’s still the nightmare we can’t wake up from.  You’re not going to hear me being upbeat and saying let’s all love each other, let’s work together and give more and do more.  I’m wallowing.  It’s not the right thing to do, but…

The Big Sheep by Robert Kroese

I love the combination of science fiction and mystery, and Robert Kroese’s The Big Sheep is a perfect example of a science fiction detective story, with humor to boot. The story begins with the mysterious Keane and his partner Blake (our narrator) reporting to a genetics laboratory where a number of enhanced sheep have been…