Contemporary Literature

The Blazing World

This is a backlist title that I had picked up at a used book sale or store awhile ago and it’s just been sitting on my TBR shelf since then. I always try to sprinkle in backlist reads with new releases (which is always harder towards the end of the year), and this one was… Continue reading The Blazing World

Classics · SciFi

The Left Hand of Darkness

This is one of those classics that I have been meaning to read for years and years and just never have. It’s a bit sad, really, considering how much of a fantasy/sci-fi fan I am, though to be fair, I do lean more fantasy than sci-ci. Regardless, Le Guin is an institution on par with… Continue reading The Left Hand of Darkness

Historical Fiction · Magical Realism · Mystery/Thriller

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

This one has been on my TBR for a while, over a year for sure, and I’m not sure what made me finally pick it up. I’m also not sure what I thought it was about when I added it to my TBR, because after starting to read it, I realized it was absolutely nothing… Continue reading The Watchmaker of Filigree Street