Reading Railroad: December’s Reading

Here’s everything I read in December: 4 novels, 1 memoir, 1 short story collection, and 10 individual short stories. Novels The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish. Published in 1666. Feminist Utopian. This is considered the first science fiction novel written by a woman. As such, I expected it to be a little more exciting, but I … Read more Reading Railroad: December’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 more Favorite Short Stories of 2016

Reading Railroad: November’s Reading

Everything I read in November. I’m a week late posting this, but I wanted to post about holiday gift ideas first (which you can find here and here). Novels The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Published in 2008. Epic Fantasy. This novel probably needs no introduction, and is easily the book that’s been recommended to … Read more Reading Railroad: November’s Reading

Reading Railroad: August’s Reading

Everything I read in August. Novels A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan. Published in 2013. Dragons! ROAR. Sorry, just wanted to roar right there. This book takes place in a country much like England, during a time much like the Victorian era. Lady Trent describes her beginnings as a dragon naturalist, and her … Read more Reading Railroad: August’s Reading

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