Review Catch-up #2 - Speculative Fiction

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie Imperial Radch #1 Orbit 2013 Trade Paperback 384 pages Science Fiction; Space Opera; Science Fantasy

The last book I read in 2016 was easily one of the best. I had read a short review of this trilogy in the Review section of the Weekend Australian (the Review section is […]

Review: Cries in the Drizzle [DNF]

Cries in the Drizzle by Yu Hua Translated by Allan H Barr Anchor Books 2007 304 pages Historical Fiction

It’s rare that I don’t finish a book – even when I’m not enjoying a book, I still aim to finish it, I just don’t like to leave something unfinished in any facet of my […]

DNF: Paradise

Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah Penguin 1995 (1994) Trade Paperback 247 pages Historical Fiction

I rarely do this, but I have to face facts: I’m not going to finish this book. Maybe I could have another day, another time, a different place and mood, but considering I was reading this in April for the Around the […]