Tagged: science fiction

N.K. Jemisin, The City We Became book review

Book Review: The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

Before I read The City We Became, the first book in a new trilogy by N.K. Jemisin, I heard someone describe it as Captain Planet meets Cthulhu. Truly, a more apt description is not possible for this delightful, bold, action-packed book. Unlike most of Jemisin’s previous work, this one is set in modern New York...

three novellas to read on leap day

Three novellas to read in one sitting on Leap Day (or any day)

Every four years we get an extra day to keep our human calendars synchronized with the astronomical calendar. It’s the perfect chance to catch up on your reading. To that end, here are three novellas you can read in one sitting on Leap Day! While Leap Day isn’t a national holiday (it absolutely should be!),...

#FridayReads: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

#FridayReads: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

When Annihilation came out in 2014, the cover caught my eye. It’s pretty and creepy! The trailer for the movie (starring Natalie Portman) ran before The Last Jedi, so I thought what the hell and put the audiobook on hold at the library. The book is short (only six hours long), but I’m not sure...

#FridayReads: The Imperial Radch Trilogy by Ann Leckie

#FridayReads: The Imperial Radch Trilogy by Ann Leckie

Just yesterday I finished reading the Imperial Radch trilogy by Ann Leckie. I enjoyed every second of it, and am excited to learn that a new entry in the series comes out in September, right after my birthday! I’ve felt a bit out of the sci-fi loop for not having read this series since it...

#FridayReads: After the Crown by KB Wagers

#FridayReads: After the Crown by KB Wagers

This year, I’ve decided to pick a specific reading theme: women authors of science fiction. That doesn’t mean I’ll only read female SF authors or only SF, but that’s going to be my primary focus. After the Crown by K. B. Wagers is the second book in the Indranan War trilogy, the first of which...