I received a review copy of this book from the publisher in return for my honest review. It comes from Annorlunda Press, who specializes in entertaining books that make you think. The book was published today.
Published: today! 2019
Genre: fantasy novella
Length: 122 pages
Setting: the Catskills, NY, present day
Summary: Short version: Carl seems to be usurping the erlking’s role, which leads to consequences Continue reading
I’ve been hearing about the book as a great example of science fiction by a black author and decided to pick it up. Luckily, my library had the novellas collected into a single book.
Published: 2019 as a collection, 2015-2017 as novellas
Genre: 358 pages
Setting: mostly the desert African city of Himba, and the planet Oozma Uni
Summary: Short version: Binti’s event-filled life after she’s accepted to an off-world school Continue reading
Mr. Curiosity and I had just read Hamlet and I was interested in reading this play. I’d always heard about it and was curious how it related to Hamlet.
Genre: fiction play
Length: 127 pages
Setting: the story of Hamlet
Summary: Short version: The actions of the characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern outside of what is seen in Hamlet Continue reading
This is the latest publication from Annorlunda Press, a small press that focuses on stories that entertain and make you think. I received a review copy of the book, but all my opinions are my own.
Published: Today! May, 2019
Genre: science fiction mystery
Length: 85 pages
Setting: a ship in the melted Arctic, near future
Summary: Short version: Harme has to figure out who murdered Kurata on his ship 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
This was a Pulitzer Prize winner I chose to fill in a hole in my published year reading list. Too bad I forgot the Pulitzer is given out for a book published in the previous year.
Length: 164 pages
Setting: a generic farm during the Depression
Summary: Short version: Life on a farm during the Depression and Dust Bowl Continue reading