Monthly Archives: October 2019

Children of Earth and Sky – Guy Gavriel Kay

In a shock twist, GGK can still write beautiful stories that make people, especially this person, deeply sad about big, grand themes and also about little individual lives. This time with a lot of references harking back to his previous … Continue reading

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Wild Embers: Poems of Rebellion, Fire and Beauty – Nikita Gill

Another poetry audiobook. Because this is clearly becoming a Thing. To some extent, it’s an annoying thing, because my choice is severely limited to whichever poetry collections audible has… and it’s surprisingly few. I’d have expected they’d be a great … Continue reading

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Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

This was one of the exciting kind of books where you have no idea what it is before you read it. I’d seen the adverts on the tube (a while ago) but I’d never looked it up or come across … Continue reading

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Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur

I decided I wanted to engage with some more poetry. And I had a load of audible credits to use… so hey, why not in audio form. Free books (not free books, but I already paid, so it feels like … Continue reading

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Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

It’s been a while since I made a(nother) fruitless attempt to consume audiobooks, so I was due a new try. And this one I actually finished, so not even fruitless. I don’t think that’s happened since the summer I spent … Continue reading

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Gods of Jade and Shadow – Silvia Moreno-Garcia

I was at least partly just attracted to how pretty this is. The cover is extremely attractive. But also, it got a lot of good social media publicity, I absolutely accept that marketing works, and the premise is very much … Continue reading

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Reread: The Player of Games – Iain M. Banks

This is a quick one, because my opinion basically hasn’t changed on rereading it, please pardon the… somewhat clunkier prose of the me of three years ago. I reread it for book club, but honestly, it was quite nice to … Continue reading

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