Check out my latest reviews and recommendations.
- The Hunter and the Old Woman by Pamela KorgemagiThis review is on the advance copy of an unpublished work I received through NetGalley. The Hunter and the Old Woman by Pamela Korgemagi is due for release August 3rd, 2021. This was an interesting tale – it’s different than what I usually read, and I generally like different. I was drawn to this story… Continue reading The Hunter and the Old Woman by Pamela Korgemagi
- To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky ChambersThis. THIS is what I want out of a sci-fi. This was a saga of exploration and discovery condensed and bundled up to be presented to me in the form of a love letter. Reading it was like having a big dinner and finishing full, happy, comfortable, and sleepy. I couldn’t ask for more.
- The Sparrow by Mary Doria RussellHmmm… well, this one didn’t turn out to be a favourite. The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell is about a recently-returned Jesuit priest, Emilio Sandoz, the only survivor of a first-contact mission to meet sentient alien life. There is a lot of controversy about the mission, which was apparently launched in secret and funded by… Continue reading The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
- Remnant Population by Elizabeth MoonWhere do I even begin? It’s been a long time since I read a book that I loved as much as I love Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon. The protagonist, Ofelia, is an elderly woman who has lived the majority of her adult life on an alien world as a colonial worker for Sims Bancorp,… Continue reading Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon