Mini-Reviews: Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather, Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente, The Labyrinth’s Archivist by Day Al-Mohamed

Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather – This novella is a treat. The prose sits in my sweet spot – elegant, clear as a summer sky, subtly poetic, mindful of its characters’ thoughts. The characterisation is very smart and well done for the length. The underlying idea of an organic spaceship is executed […]

Review Round Up: Rainy Day Edition

As the end of the year approaches, I am trying to do a spot of housecleaning. That involves submitting reviews for things I said I’d review but for whatever reason, never did. Everything here is DNF, and hopefully this will both explain why I did so and maybe give others incentive to try. The Irin […]

Five Mini-Reviews

Its been a hectic few weeks here, which I’ve made more hectic by reading multiple books at once. So rather than decide which one to waffle on about, I decided to write small reviews of them all… The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard – De Bodard’s style here reminds me of Guy […]