Category Archives: Off-Topic

[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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A Piece of Justice – Jill Paton Walsh

In response to him reading my last post and being somewhat smug, I am dedicating this ‘blog post to my flatmate. I dislike him intensely. He is a terrible person. No thanks should ever be accorded to him in any … Continue reading

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The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry

When I started this ‘blog, I could divide my reading almost entirely into two, neat piles: SFF and degree-related. There was the occasional blip, maybe a Holmes book or something, but I was essentially a one-track reader when it came … Continue reading

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2016 in Books

Since 2016 was, I think, my best year of ‘blogging so far, I figured it was worth doing a roundup the things I’ve read. Best novel: Ancillary Mercy – Anne Leckie This is such a tough one; I’ve read some really good … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Voyager

I’m aware this isn’t a book (I do not and will not read the novelisations… at least not until I run out of Trek to watch), but it is SFF and I just posted sufficient angry tweets about it that … Continue reading

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City’s Son Addendum

Further to my post on The City’s Son, someone kindly informed me that the sequel is in fact all about the character I claimed I’d love to read an entire book about. Hurrah. That said, I’m having some difficulty deciding … Continue reading

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Project – Rereading Pratchett

Much though I love the Discworld series – and it is only the Discworld series I plan to focus on just now, not the other hoard of Pratchett work – there have always been a good handful of Pratchett’s books … Continue reading

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