Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Bear and the Nightingale – Katherine Arden

Another book club book, though one that had been vaguely on my radar for a while anyway. It’s not made it to any of the awards I’m reading or anything, but it just… kept cropping up. All over the place. … Continue reading

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Annihilation – Jeff VanderMeer

A recommendation from rather a while ago that I’ve finally got round to (thanks Tea!). Something many ways outside my normal reading – I may or may not be a bit of a wuss about creepy things – but absolutely … Continue reading

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The Book of Phoenix – Nnedi Okorafor

A very short book now, to get me back into the swing of things, since I’ve been so lax about reading and posting. I was recommended this without a huge amount of blurb, so didn’t entirely know what I was … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

So I didn’t manage to finish The Vorrh in enough time to ensure I’d get through The Handmaid’s Tale in enough time for book club, so I’ll be going back to it*. I’m far enough in that I know it’s … Continue reading

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[Digression] Wonder Woman!

We interrupt your scheduled programming to bring you (totally not spoiler safe) news that I just saw Wonder Woman and LOVED IT. I do not think I have ever been so gleefully, earnestly and unself-consciously invested in a film as I … Continue reading

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