Having read Lee's Ninefox Gambit, I knew that I should expect a few things from Phoenix Extravagant: an incredibly immersive and original world, great characters, and a compelling read. While I enjoyed Ninefox Gambit, his latest novel absolutely blows it out of the water for me.
Anyone who has spent time on this blog knows that I am an absolute sucker for a gorgeous cover. I’ll always pick up a beautifully designed book, and the cover will sway me to purchase a book about 80% of the time.
Another week is in the books, and it's time for the weekly wrap up! Books I read Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle Lost Boy by Christina Henry Raven Stratagem (DNF) by Yoon Ha Lee This was a great week for reading because both books I finished were wonderful. Spellbook of … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up #11
I recently read and reviewed Ninefox Gambit, the first in the Machineries of Empire trilogy. It had been getting great press, was nominated for some of the top honours in science fiction, and has a stunning cover. I picked it up despite it not being my usual taste in sci-fi
Happy Friday, book lovers! I didn't do a weekly wrap-up last week because it conflicted with my monthly round-up, so this will cover the past two weeks. Aren't you guys lucky? Here we go!
This book was shortlisted for both the Hugo and Nebula awards this year, and it's easy to see why. Ninefox Gambit is an incredible feat of science fiction -- Lee manages to create an incredibly intricate and complicated, yet entertaining world.
Happy bank holiday weekend, UK readers! We seem to get a lot of those at this time of year. It has been awhile since I updated (although there was a brief update here), so here’s how my past two weeks have gone:
Well, here are two of my interests combined! I’m not a huge Disney person in general, but I grew up on the princesses (I’m pretty sure I wore out my VHS copy of The Little Mermaid). Thank you so much to Nadwa from Painfully Fictional for tagging me!
Hi all! Sorry for being away for so long, I just knew I wouldn't be posting any updates to the blog while I was away on holiday. I did so little reading while I was there, which is quite shameful but we were so busy!
May TBR: my strategy for reading down my physical books and advance reader copies.