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

The Essex Serpent

I saw this book around a lot when it was first published and the topic, the possible existence of a mythical serpent in Essex, is definitely one that struck my fancy. Plus, the detail in the cover is lovely in its delicacy. Which is, in fact, what prompted me to buy it. I saw it… Continue reading The Essex Serpent

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