Terry Pratchett: Mort

Mort (Discworld #4) by Terry Pratchett (fantasy) This is the second time I've read Mort, and I liked it much better this time than the previous one. There are lots of possible reasons why, but whatever the main reason was, I am very glad I re-read the book. Death is my favorite character in the... Continue Reading →


Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter (fairy tale retellings, short stories) Not my favorite collection of stories, but some are better than others. However, they all have the same feeling of being overly flowery language. Another reviewer called it "lush" writing. I would call it decadent. I think both these descriptions work,... Continue Reading →

Drew Hayes: Siege Tactics

Siege Tactics (Spells, Swords, & Stealth #4) by Drew Hayes narrated by Roger Wayne (fantasy, LitRPG) This fourth installment of the Spells, Swords, & Stealth series was the one I anticipated the most, and not just because I had longer to wait for it than the others. (I started the series after at least 2... Continue Reading →

Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen narrated by Rosamund Pike (classic, romance) This is an amusing novel, and a great way to pass the time. I can see why it is a classic, though some of the characters (intentionally) annoy me greatly. I know, they are set up as foils to the elder Miss Bennets,... Continue Reading →

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (sci-fi & fantasy) I only read the award-winning stories from this collection. Here's what I've read and my thoughts about the stories: "Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers" by Alyssa Wong best short story Nebula Award Winner Neat premise, though I'm really curious to know if there was any particular paranormal creature... Continue Reading →

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