Book Review: The Women I Think About at Night

The Women I Think About at Night: Traveling the Paths of my HeroesBy Mia Kankimäki, translated from the Finnish by Douglas RobinsonMemoir/History416 pagesPublished November 10, 2020, by Simon & Schuster Forty-something Mia Kankimäki doesn't have children or a fulfilling job. But she does have a collection of what she calls her 'Night Women', women from … Continue reading Book Review: The Women I Think About at Night

Book Review: The Fabric of Civilization

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the Worldby Virginia PostrelNonfiction/History320 pagesExpected publication date: November 10, 2020 by Basic Books If a sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, as Virginia Postrel reasons in her new book, The Fabric of Civilization, then a sufficiently ubiquitous technology is indistinguishable from nature. Though fabric suffuses our lives, … Continue reading Book Review: The Fabric of Civilization

Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. HarrowHistorical Fantasy528 pagesExpected publication: October 13, 2020, by Redhook Books, an imprint of Orbit Once upon a time, there were witches. But not anymore. Not since the burnings began and magic was looked upon as a sinful thing. Now, magic is reduced to a thing of charms … Continue reading Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

Amnesty: A Discussion

Amnesty (The Amberlough Dossier #3)by Lara Elena DonnellySpeculative384 pagesPublished April, 2019, by Tor Books Over the summer, Jackie at Death by Tsundoku and I did a buddy read of Lara Elena Donnelly's Amberlough Dossier trilogy, which includes Amberlough, Armistice, and Amnesty. We both loved the political intrigue and drama, as well as the complex characters … Continue reading Amnesty: A Discussion

Book Review: The Haunting of H.G. Wells

The Haunting of H.G. Wells by Robert MaselloHistorical Thriller/Paranormal398 pagesExpected publication: October 1, 2020 by 47 North After a strange story appears in newspapers about a platoon of soldiers in the trenches of France being saved from certain death by the appearance of ghosts, the British government recruits celebrated science fiction author H.G. Wells to … Continue reading Book Review: The Haunting of H.G. Wells