Sci Fi

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

I have just one book to read to reach my goal of reading the books I got from the library. This in turn does mean that my advance copies and kindle copies are languishing with lack of attention. I still have a few days to pay attention to them. I saw such rave reviews of… Continue reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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Sci Fi

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers

In the past year, I discovered this multiverse of fellow bibliophiles many of whom seem to have a greater ability to experiment with the offerings of the world of written fiction. From their vast experiences, I am slowly picking off little bits and pieces from their experiences and trying them out for size. This particular… Continue reading The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers

Humour, Sci Fi

To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last by Connie Willis

There was something really fun about this book. As the weird title suggests, this book does not deal with the ordinary. It takes great effort ( I would imagine) to be absurd on purpose. The style reminded me of books of Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams. You strain to make sure you have not misread… Continue reading To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last by Connie Willis