Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Bad Quarto – Jill Paton Walsh

It’s strange how something about murder can be so comforting and cosy, but mysteries are often some of the most relaxing books I can read. And this was no different. I’ve been solidly enjoying the entire series, and fought my … Continue reading

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A Closed and Common Orbit – Becky Chambers

For all that, at any other time, I may not have been particularly keen on this book, right this second, it is frankly blessed relief. It is the total opposite of┬áThe Dark Forest, and that was exactly what I needed. … Continue reading

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The Dark Forest – Cixin Liu

It has been nearly a month since my last post. And do you know why that is? Because this book was a SLOG. It was a CHORE. I HATED it. And I still have to* read the sequel for the … Continue reading

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