shinyjenni: Fourth Doctor and Leela coming out of the TARDIS; background text reads: "excitement adventure really wild things" (really wild things)
Larklight - Philip Reeve
Wonder Woman: The Circle
Wonder Woman: Destiny Calling
The Pearl Thief - Elizabeth Wein
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet vol 1
In the Teeth of the Evidence - Dorothy L. Sayers
Black and British: A Forgotten History - David Olusoga
A Tyranny of Queens - Foz Meadows
A Cold Blooded Business - Dana Stabenow
It's A Don's Life - Mary Beard

Larklight (three stars), The Pearl Thief (five stars), In the Teeth of the Evidence (three stars), A Tyranny of Queens (five stars) )
shinyjenni: Cass sits cross legged, wearing her Batgirl costume, reading a book and rubbing the back of her head (cass)
In the Ruins - Kate Elliott
Dead in the Water - Dana Stabenow
Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman vol 2
The House of Shattered Wings - Aliette de Bodard
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - Natasha Pulley
As I Descended - Robin Talley
Hellblazer: Staring at the Wall
New Avengers: Standoff
Ms Marvel: Civil War II
All New Wolverine: Civil War II
H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
Dragons At Crumbling Castle and Other Stories - Terry Pratchett
Star Trek: Articles of the Federation - Keith R. A. DeCandido
Siege: Battleworld
Railhead - Philip Reeve
Crooked Kingdom - Leigh Bardugo
The Graveyard of the Hesperides - Lindsey Davis
Girl in Translation - Jean Kwok
Jolly Foul Play - Robin Stevens
The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid

As I Descended (three stars), Railhead (four stars), Crooked Kingdom (five stars) )

Didn't finish: Aurora - Kim Stanley Robinson )
shinyjenni: Tom Baker reading Doctor Who Weekly (shocking)
The Light Years (The Cazalets book 1) - Elizabeth Jane Howard
Red Glove - Holly Black
Captain America and Black Widow
Fear Itself: Avengers Academy
Rider at the Gate - CJ Cherryh
Doctor Thorne - Anthony Trollope
Vast - Linda Nagata
Seraphina - Rachel Hartman
Scrivener's Moon - Philip Reeve
Huntress - Malinda Lo
The Killing Moon - N.K. Jemisin
Chicks Unravel Time ed. Deborah Stanish and L.M. Myles
Ammonite - Nicola Griffith
Liar - Justine Larbalestier

This month's reading took a sudden turn for the REALLY AWESOME towards the end: everything from and including Seraphina onwards is highly recommended. (Not that everything before that was terrible, I just didn't love it as much as the stuff after it.)

words about some of these books )

(Wait, did I really only read two graphic novels this month? It felt like more.)
shinyjenni: River Song in her cell, looking up from her diary (river)
Teen Titans: Team Building
The Story of the Stone Vol. 1: The Golden Days - Cao Xuequin
Black Lightning: Year One
Quantum: A Guide for the Perplexed - Jim Al-Khalili
Heroines and Harridans - Sandi Toksvig
Hero - Perry Moore
Doctor Who: The Child of Time
A Brief History of Montmaray - Michelle Cooper
Swimming Home - Deborah Levy
A Web of Air - Philip Reeve
The Miseducation of Cameron Post - Emily M. Danforth
White Cat - Holly Black
Showcase Presents Teen Titans vol 2
Gladstone's School For World Conquerors (vol 1)
Batman: No Man's Land Vol 1
Zatanna: Shades of the Past
The New Brighton Archeological Society Book 1: The Castle of Galomar
Alias Ultimate Collection Vol 1

many words )

Short version: this month I particularly recommend Heroines and Harridans, The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Alias: Ultimate Collection Vol. 1. Plus Philip Reeve in general.


shinyjenni: Wonder Woman deflects bullets with her bracelets (Default)
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