Tag Archive: book review

I Couldn’t Put Down The Hospital Always Wins by Issa Ibrahim

The Hospital Always Wins might actually end up being my best read of the year.

Alaska Gets Real In Nothing but the Dead and Dying

I read all of Nothing but the Dead and Dying in one huge gulp.

A Murder in Time Had Me Checking My Watch

I am always very hesitant to use the term Mary Sue – it’s so gendered, so often used to attack female characters for traits admired in male ones.

A Safe Girl to Love Sent Me Searching for a Safe Place

Plett creates a community of characters that is familiar but not codependent.

LA Gets Even Weirder in City of Devils

Recommended if you like: Detective stories; science-fiction packed to the gills with monsters and mayhem.

You Should Read This: Sidewalk Dancing by Letitia Moffitt

Sidewalk Dancing is a wonderful glimpse into a life that is both refreshingly different and utterly familiar. Rating: 4.75/5 expensive bottles of perfume

Read A Classic: The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49 did just about everything before it was cool. Rating: 4.9/5 improbable conspiracies involving the postal system

The Castaway Lounge Is Gritty, Gory, and Good

The Castaway Lounge features a town full of “the desperate and the damned,” each trying to eke out an existence in a town that died long ago. Rating: 4/5 titty bar fires

Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Book: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor Rating: 4.75/5 songs that sound like the wind Recommended if you like: Post-apocalyptic settings rife with shape-shifting magic; stories that tend to linger and haunt you long […]

Review: Sad Robot Stories by Mason Johnson

Read Sad Robot Stories if you like stories that show humanity more than sometimes humans can.

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