My November Reading Log

Nonfiction: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is worth reading even if you aren’t a history buff, because it shows how very pervasive the genocide of America’s indigenous peoples is in our history and our present and our future, through things like our national myth of The Frontier, and the […]

Recent DNFs

I haven’t done this in a while, but I have had quite a few recent DNF books. (Did Not Finish.) No, I will not reveal titles or authors even if you ask me. Yes, I am attempting to avoid mentioning any details which would aid in identifying these works of fiction. 1. My, this writing […]

Recent DNF Crankiness

As usual, I’m going to avoid mentioning details that might make it easy to identify these books! 1. A steampunky steampunk. Yes, definitely steampunk. In case you missed it. This book which I didn’t finish had perfectly fine prose. It had decent worldbuilding, as in, it had Steampunky Things that were presented gradually as part […]

New Finds and New DNFs – Mystery

I’ve been on a mystery kick lately, and I tried some new-to-me authors this time around. Winners for me were Chelsea Cain (Heartsick) and Joanne Dobson (Quieter than Sleep and its sequels) and Barbara Hamilton, who is actually Barbara Hambly, one of my favorite writers (The Ninth Daughter). Alas, there are only two of the […]