I'm playing major catch up on reviews since returning! I read three or so Netgalleys months back before starting the new job, but never got around to reviewing them. I apologize that the review will likely be short, but I read this months ago! Anyway, here goes nothing! The Trial and Execution of the Traitor … Continue reading Review: The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington by Charles Rosenberg
I'm not going to lie, but it's been a long while since I read this book. This review will likely be a "mini" review, but I'm going to do my best but it was sooooo good! The story follows Miranda and Lucia, Chinese-American sisters who are very different from one another. It is a story … Continue reading Review: Everything is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
Hello, all! It's been a long while since I've posted. Amongst moving, starting an (intense) new job, and life in general, I just haven't had the time or energy to devote to the blog, but I've missed it and all of you so very much!! This is just a short note to let you know … Continue reading I’m Back!
Summerland had such an interesting premise and it was pulled off fairly well. In Summerland, the afterlife has been discovered and colonized by the British, much to the chagrin of the Russians. Set in late 1930s England, this sci-fi novel is also a spy noir thriller, and I really enjoyed the mash-up. The spies followed are … Continue reading Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi
As Told by Things is another galley I was behind on, and it was a quick, easy read to catch up on. It's a short story collection from a small press and each story is told from the point of view of an object. I requested it because I found the premise intriguing, and it … Continue reading Mini-Review: As Told by Things edited by E. D. E. Bell
Now that I'm finally all moved, I'm getting around to reading a lot of galleys that I'm late on & have had for forever. The first one I read was Tell the Machine Goodnight by Kate Williams. The story follows several people in a future where a machine can tell you what will make you happy … Continue reading Tell the Machine Goodnight by Kate Williams
Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li is a well written novel about a group of people connected by a Chinese restaurant and how they're all affected in the aftermath of a tragedy that befell it. From Johnny, the unlikable owner/manager of the restaurant, to Nan and Ah-Jack, who have worked at the restaurant the … Continue reading Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li