shinyjenni: Alicia from The Good Wife, seen from behind, wearing a red coat, in front of a wall of bookshelves (alicia books)
Dusty Answer - Rosamond Lehmann
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur: BFF
The Assassin's Curse - Cassandra Rose Clarke
Wildthorn - Jane Eagland
Signal to Noise - Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Child of Flame - Kate Elliott*
Mockingbird: I Can Explain
Reflections: On the Magic of Writing - Diana Wynne Jones
Tell the Wind and Fire - Sarah Rees Brennan
Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K Jerome
To Say Nothing of the Dog - Connie Willis
Hemlock and After - Angus Wilson
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel You Know It's True
Sex Criminals: Three The Hard Way

*with a certain amount of skimming; it's book four of seven, over 800 pages long, and there are some storylines I just do not care about any more. /o\

Wildthorn (two stars), Signal to Noise (two stars) )

Didn't finish: The Long War )

Short stories I enjoyed this month:
Flying Magic (Stephanie Burgis): Delightful short story set in the Kat, Incorrigible universe, in which Kat has to deal with her own children. <3
Fire Watch (Connie Willis): wonderful and also heartbreaking.
Superior (Jessica Lack): v. enjoyable m/m romance, with superheroes.
shinyjenni: Alicia from The Good Wife, seen from behind, wearing a red coat, in front of a wall of bookshelves (alicia books)
The Dream Thieves - Maggie Stiefvater
Uncanny X-Force: Let It Bleed
A Tangle of Magicks - Stephanie Burgis
*Adaptation - Malinda Lo
*The Shadowed Sun - NK Jemisin
*The Long Earth - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
*Ironskin - Tina Connolly
*Voices from the Past ed. Scott Harrison and Lee Harris
Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues
Runaways: Rock Zombies
Discount Armageddon - Seanan McGuire
*Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack and Ancient Code and the Uncovering of a Lost Civilisation - Margalit Fox
Midnight Blue-Light Special - Seanan McGuire
Doctor Who: Secrets of the TARDIS
Rosemary and Rue - Seanan McGuire
*Stuff Matters: The Strange Story of the Marvellous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World - Mark Midiownik
*Doctor Who: To The Slaughter - Steven Cole
*The School for Good and Evil - Soman Chainani
White Tiger: A Hero's Compulsion
Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett

some thoughts on some things )

I am also aflail with love for Seanan McGuire's stuff, but not really in a way where I wanted to say things about the individual books? READ THEM, THEY'RE GREAT.


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