I read Daughter of Smoke and Bone earlier this year and wasn’t really impressed by it. I had major issues with the main character Karou going from kickass lady to puddle of tepid water as soon as the romance was introduced. While I loved Taylor’s gorgeous writing, I really struggled with the romantic aspects of the book. However, I absolutely loved the friendship between Karou and Zuzana. So when I heard about Night of Cake and Puppets, a companion novella previously published in a digital format, I was intrigued.
Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds Publisher: Gollancz Publication date: 16 February 2017 I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review is spoiler free. My disclaimer here is that I haven't actually read any Alastair Reynolds before, despite him being on my long list of authors I need to … Continue reading ARC Review: Slow Bullets
As some of you may know, I've been working on expanding my reading into more diverse authors and characters with a particular focus on female writers. This resolution led me to two of my favorite books last year, and this year has been just as fortunate so far because I discovered Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. A woman … Continue reading Review: Binti