Author: Erin Larson

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“A Desolation Called Peace” by Arkady Martine

A Desolation Called Peace By Arkady Martine   I received an ARC of A Desolation Called Peace from Macmillan-Tor/Forge in exchange for an honest review.   When I finished reading A Desolation Called Peace, I thought of something Bilbo says in The Fellowship of the Ring: “I feel thin. Sort of stretched, like butter scraped … [Read More]

“Remote Control” by Nnedi Okorafor

Remote Control By Nnedi Okorafor   I received an ARC of Remote Control from Macmillan-Tor/Forge in exchange for an honest review.   Remote Control was my first experience with Nnedi Okorafor (an author I’ve become increasingly guilty for not having read over the years), and I am pleased to say it was a positive one. … [Read More]

“Ring Shout” by P. Djèlí Clark

Ring Shout By P. Djèlí Clark   I received an ARC of Ring Shout from Macmillan-Tor/Forge in exchange for an honest review.   Roll back the first season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer seventy-five years to 1922, a year which was still chilly in the shadow of the Great War; replace the vampires with Lovecraftian … [Read More]

“Piranesi” by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi By Susanna Clarke   I received an ARC of Piranesi from Bloomsbury in exchange for an honest review.   If you’re interested in Piranesi, you are likely a fan of Susanna Clarke’s first (and, for sixteen years, only) novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, which took the world by storm in 2004—it sold millions … [Read More]

The Best Books I Read in 2019

The Best Books I Read in 2019   I won’t bother you with a lengthy preamble, but I would like to clarify a few things before I begin:   This is a list of the best books I read in 2019, not a list of the best books published in 2019 that I read. Although … [Read More]