Fantasy · SciFi

Home (Binti #2)

I cannot believe it’s been like, two years, since I read Binti. I really enjoyed it too! But for some reason it just took me forever to pick up this second book. I don’t know. My husband has always been annoyed with me because I can totally leave a show in the middle of a… Continue reading Home (Binti #2)

SciFi

A Memory Called Empire

After reading and LOVING The Long Way to a Small, Angry Plant (and the follow-up books set in the same world, A Closed and Common Orbit and Record of a Spaceborn Few), I realized that “space opera” was a new favorite sci-fi sub-genre for me. Oh, and of course, Binti is amazing, but I still… Continue reading A Memory Called Empire

Contemporary Literature · Magical Realism · Short Stories

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

This collection has been on my radar for a while. With a title like that, it’s one that sticks out and sticks with you. But I am not often in the mood for story collections, so it stayed on the periphery for quite some time. However, I have to say, I think I am coming… Continue reading What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Retellings · SciFi · Young Adult

Heart of Iron & Soul of Stars

This has been on my TBR since it came out last year, because I LOVE the story of Anastasia. My favorite movie growing up was the animated Anastasia (who can resist that little bat sidekick, Bartok?!). But seriously, the story has always fascinated me and even though it’s long been proven that Anastasia died at… Continue reading Heart of Iron & Soul of Stars