Life never turns out how you imagine it will when you’re young. Everything is smaller than you think, or too big. It all smells a little funny and fits like somebody else’s shirt.
“If people wanted to stand up for themselves or protect their loved ones or do what they believe in their hearts is the right thing to do, then they would do it. If they wanted to be heroic, they would find ways to be heroic, even without supernatural powers.”
Looking back on books I read in 2018
Books! And Christmas stocking stuffers
Following her Lunar Chronicles series, Marissa Meyer released Heartless, an origin tale for The Queen of Hearts from the Alice in Wonderland world. It currently holds a 4.06 on Goodreads. This is a review of the audiobook, performed by Rebecca Soler.
Paper Girls Volume 4 collects issues 16-20 of the ongoing sci-fi graphic novel series. It’s written by Brian K Vaughan (♥) and illustrated by Cliff Chiang. This volume currently holds a 4.18 on Goodreads.
The Calculating Stars (Mary Robinette Kowal) is a 2018 Alt-History Sci-Fi, set in the 1950s. It holds a 4.27 on Goodreads.
A roundup of what I read in November, and new reading goals for December.
Saga Vol. 8 collects chapters 43-48 of the ongoing Saga graphic novel series – a highly acclaimed epic space opera/fantasy.
Akata Witch (Nnedi Okorafor) has been affectionately dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter.” Frankly, it’s so much more.