So about 18 months ago, I read a book called The Line, which I quite liked. A while back the rest of the “Witching Savannah” series went on sale for like $1.99 each, so I picked up the rest of them, and this week, the random book picker on my eReader said I should read … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday 11/15/2016: “The Source (Witching Savannah #2)”
So this week I’m reading Mean Spirit, by Will Kingdom Phil Rickman, in which a famous medium, Persephone Callard (yes, named after that Persephone) is having a little trouble pursuing her craft, due to (1) being stalked by unknown persons seeking to do her physical harm and (2) having a particularly nasty spirit following her around and taking over … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday 10/25/2016: “Mean Spirit”
So this week I am, somewhat belatedly, reading Mystic River, by Dennis Lehane, in which a childhood trauma in the 70s leads to a tragic murder in the 00s. Or at least, that’s how it looks so far …
So this week I’m reading Dauntless, book one of “The Lost Fleet” series, by Jack Campbell.
So this week (and last week, and the week before), I’ve been reading Gardens of the Moon, AKA book one of the Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson.
See? I told you it was going to take a few weeks to get through this one …
So this week, and given its size, probably for a few more weeks, I’ve been reading Seveneves, an apocalyptic doorstopper of a novel by Neal Stephenson. Of course, “doorstopper of a novel” and “Neal Stephenson” do tend to go together; this particular one, if I shook it out of my eReader onto a stack of … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday 9/6/2016: “Seveneves”
So this week I’ve been reading Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente, which is not-inaccurately described by a Goodreads reviewer as “a book about a sexually-transmitted city“.
So this week I’m reading Ticker, by Lisa Mantchev, another in a recent series of steampunk novels that I’ve accumulated over the last few years that have suddenly percolated to the top of the list. Evidently my random novel selection process has decided that the shelf for this genre needs to be thinned out.
So this week I’ve been reading People Like Us, by Zichao Deng, an amusing, quasi-journal-style crime caper in which two criminally-inclined Englishmen in Brittany plot to relieve a nunnery of an unidentified, but evidently very valuable, artifact.