A nimble spray crab seen on San Salvador
This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award.
Published: October, 2018 in Fireside Magazine (you can read it for free at that link)
Genre: science fiction short story
Setting: near future
Summary: An abstract on autonomous vehicles reveals the death of the author’s child in the footnotes Continue reading
This is the third and final book in the Queen of Hearts trilogy. I happened to see it on the library shelf and picked it up to finish the series.
Genre: YA fantasy
Length: 342 pages
Setting: the capital of Wonderland, soon after the events of Blood of Wonderland
Summary: Short version: Dinah is crowned Queen, although it is not without heartbreak Continue reading
This was our book club choice for April
Length: 278 pages
Setting: southern California, present day
Summary: Short version: Rosie can’t hide her drug use from her parents forever Continue reading
I saw this book discussed on a Modern Mrs. Darcy post as a book about books, one of my favorite subgenres. I picked it up now to attempt to fill my number row for my Alphabet Reading Challenge (it’s a new category Mr. Curiosity created this year). Sadly, it was much too quick a read for me (I read it in an afternoon) to feel good about counting. I’ll have to find another number book.
Genre: nonfiction correspondence
Length: 97 pages
Setting: New York City and London, 1949-1969
Summary: Short version: Correspondence about books and life Continue reading