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Dreams Before the Start of Time – Anne Charnock

Whoops! I forgot I read this first. In my defence, it’s kind of tiny (and I think I was part way through¬†The Familiars when I read it, just so I’d be in time for Book Club). That said, for something … Continue reading

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Planetfall – Emma Newman

I’m catching up on something of a blogging backlog, so we’re still well into books I read in early July. Specifically in this case, the one I read for the July book club meeting… in the first week of July. … Continue reading

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Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky (reread)

I wouldn’t have reread this again so soon (less than two years) but it’s another book club reread, so here we go. I’m not objecting – it was a good book – but it was only just long enough ago … Continue reading

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The Sparrow – Mary Doria Russell (reread)

Shockingly, I still like this book. I’m not going to discuss the¬† book as itself much, as I’ve already done that here. My views are roughly the same, more or less. Maybe some amount less fuss about what I’m supposed … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula K. Le Guin

It’s no surprise that I’m reading a le Guin book, so soon after her passing. As it happens, it’s a book for book club, but this has been on my list to read for a good long while, and I … Continue reading

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Altered Carbon – Richard Morgan

What an unutterably execrable piece of absolute shite. I’ve been puzzling over precisely how to express my views of this book since about 15% of the way through. I’ve even been live-tweeting it (mainly as an outlet for bafflement and … Continue reading

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The Red Threads of Fortune – J. Y. Yang

And back to a book club book! It feels ages since I did one of these. And this one is kinda cheating, because it was my nomination, and I would totally have read it anyway, even if it didn’t win. … Continue reading

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