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Kindred – Octavia Butler

Welp. I read this in a day. That probably says more than the thousand words I’m going to write could possibly convey about how good I thought this book was (spoilers, I’m going to write those thousand words anyway). Because … Continue reading

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Surface Detail – Ian M. Banks

It’s been a while since the last Banks novel, so I figured I’d keep working my way through them. And it’s sometimes nice to have something to read that you know you’re going to get on with, rather than a … Continue reading

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Raven Stratagem – Yoon Ha Lee

I am so pleased the sequel to Ninefox Gambit came out as quickly as it did. I mean, it’s out in the same year as the first one is being considered for Nebula and Hugo*… I fully support Yoon Ha … 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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Death’s End – Cixin Liu

Finally, we finish The Three-Body Problem series. And thank fuck for that. Because for all this was better than the rampant horrendousness of The Dark Forest, Death’s End is still a shitty, awful, horrible book. There’s misogyny (and gender essentialism) and some really not ok … Continue reading

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