I finally finished this today – it’s one of the books VATE sent me to review. It’s by Frances Hardinge; I think it may be a debut. It was brilliant! Highly original and interesting. The writing was very entertaining – the descriptions were original and evocative; the characters were fascinating and believable; and the world as a whole is one I would love to read more about. I’m really looking forward to writing the review, and I think I will probably donate the book to school – I can’t in good conscience have it sitting on my bookcase and not being read by other people who might enjoy it.
2012snapshot 2014snapshot action adventure alastair reynolds angela slatter ann leckie anthology archaeology aussiecon4 awards badhistory bad movies battlestar galactica books bsg rewatch classics comics cons crazy dan simmons david eddings ditmars doctor who fairy tales fantasy farscape feminism fish food gail carriger galactic suburbia garth nix graphic novels greg egan gwyneth jones history hugos james bond james tiptree jr joanna russ knitting lois mcmaster bujold mcu meme miles vorkosigan movies music natcon novella octavia butler panels plants podcast podcasts project bond rant review reviews rome seanan mcguire sf shakespeare stargate star trek star wars tehani terry pratchett travel tv twelfth planet press ursula le guin wolfmother worldcon YA