Reading Railroad: September’s Reading

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I read a lot of excellent books in September! From fairy tales to dragons to apocalypse to feminism, I read a little bit of everything, and most of it was a blast. While still behind on my reading goal, I’m hopeful I can catch up by the end of the year. I read 7 books … Read moreReading Railroad: September’s Reading

Favorite Short Stories of 2016

This almost seems impossible, but I read around 150 short stories in 2016. It’s my first year keeping track, and I was really surprised by how many I read! I read short stories in a variety of formats: in collections by individual authors; in edited collections with multiple authors; I have a subscription to Uncanny … Read moreFavorite Short Stories of 2016

Book Gift Ideas for Reading Fiends

Last week I wrote about non-book gift ideas for book lovers, so this week I’ll give some book ideas, because what else is there to want? But if they read a ton, it can be difficult to know which books to buy. Here are some ideas. New Releases. Do they buy most of their books used? … Read moreBook Gift Ideas for Reading Fiends

Book Review of Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle

Title and Author: Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle Publication Date: September 6th, 2016 Genre: Mythic How I got it: NetGalley. Thanks to Tachyon Publications and NetGalley for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.   Review: What happens when the mythic intersects with the mundane? Everything changes, of course. Summerlong takes … Read moreBook Review of Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle

Book Review of Dreams of Distant Shores by Patricia McKillip

Title and Author: Dreams of Distant Shores by Patricia McKillip Publication Date: June 14th, 2016 Genre: Fantasy, short stories How I got it: NetGalley. Thanks to Tachyon Publications and NetGalley for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review. Review: At the recent International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, … Read moreBook Review of Dreams of Distant Shores by Patricia McKillip

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