I become enlightened, and descend into the murky depths of the ocean.
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Magical realism, satirical fantasy and hardcore science fiction this time around
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Recent reading, some very good, some just OK (but your mileage may vary).
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Lots of excellent books to read, bookish news to catch up on and newsletters to ponder.
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Some interesting-looking new books, and an extended review of a recent-ish favourite.
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Interesting novels of growing up in very different circumstances, and a bunch of crime novels.
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Some recent reading of crime fiction, including one genre crossover, a sobering non-fiction title, and the curious tale of a fox.
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A Shakespearean drama of pain and suffering which nevertheless ends well, and the satisfying completion of a long series of Victorian-era novels.
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Awash with waves of science fiction and fantasy ahead of the Hugo Awards.
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And I enjoyed it, too! That's Anthony Trollope, of course. (What were you thinking?) And I review the best book I've read all year.
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I talk about the best books I read in 2021, and about the stellar start I made in 2022
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New and upcoming releases, & reviews of the books I read since last issue, including Claire North's most recent novel and the winner of this year's…
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