This is the second book in the Age of Fire series, following Dragon Champion.
Length: 372 pages
Setting: the Age of Fire world, concurrent with Dragon Champion
Summary: Short version: Wistala gets revenge on the dwarves that attacked her nest Continue reading
This is the 13th book in the Discworld series, and the last book I started on vacation. It’s also made the BBC’s The Big Read list.
Length: 400 pages
Setting: Omnia, a smallish nation on Discworld
Summary: Short version: Om, reincarnated as a tortoise, is trying to regain his godly powers Continue reading
This was a book on my Kindle. I’m sure I put it there because of my enjoyment of Little Brother. I needed something other than Discworld to read on vacation.
Genre: science fiction
Length: 384 pages
Setting: mostly Canada, near future
Summary: Short version: A new society develop by walking away from the economic rat race Continue reading
Mr. Curiosity found a new Jim Butcher Dresden Files book of short stories (Brief Cases) while we were on vacation. He convinced me we needed a copy. I am going to try to restrain myself and read one a week for a while. We’ll see how long that lasts before I break down and read them all in a row.
Published: originally in 2017 in Straight Outta Tombstone
Genre: weird western short story
Length: 28 pages
Setting: Dodge City, Kansas, late 1800s
Summary: Short version: Anastasia Luccio goes after some warlocks in Dodge City with the help of Wyatt Earp Continue reading
This is the 12th book in the Discworld series. I’ve been reading them on vacation since they’re so light and all on my Kindle. As a bonus, it’s one of the BBC’s The Big Read books.
Length: 374 pages
Setting: mostly in Genua on Discworld
Summary: Short version: Magrat, Nanny Ogg, and Granny Weatherwax disrupt Lilith’s perfect story Continue reading
I wanted a change of genre and have been meaning to read the next book in the Inspector Gamache series (this is the second book). Plus, it’s set outside the U.S.
Genre: murder mystery
Length: 311 pages
Setting: Three Pines and Montreal, Quebec, present day, after the events of Still Life
Summary: Short version: Inspector Gamache solves the mystery of who killed CC de Poitiers Continue reading
I had The Scar on my TBR list, but it turns out I’d already read it. This is the first book in the New Crobuzon series.
Length: 710 pages
Setting: New Crobuzon, in a pre-Industrial Revolution-technology world
Summary: Short version: Isaac feels responsible for releasing slake-moths on the city Continue reading