REVIEW: Planetfall by Emma Newman

I love how this is so much more than just simple science-fiction. It explores the depths of the human psyche, the reality of mental illness, and what it takes to maintain a civilisation far from home. “Am I just a mosaic of myself, held in the shape of a whole person?” Ren is a truly … Continue reading REVIEW: Planetfall by Emma Newman

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REVIEW: Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard

I was actually very fortunate several summers ago to do a work placement where Mary Beard works: The Classics Faculty Library & Museum for Classical Archaeology at the University of Cambridge. Although I only saw her in passing, it was a wonderful experience. And made this book even more important and special to me. "You … Continue reading REVIEW: Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard

REVIEW: The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds

Thank you to NetGalley and Orion Publishing Group for accepting me for this ARC! I came at this novel at a bit of a disadvantage. I haven't read Meetings with Medusa or any of Arthur C. Clarke's work (it's something I'm hoping to remedy soon). However, although it was a bit of an overload of information … Continue reading REVIEW: The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds

REVIEW: You can’t bury them all by Patrick Woodcock

Thank you so much to NetGalley and ECW Press for giving me access to this book early! I don't usually read this type of poetry. I favor spoken word, and that may be why certain aspects of this collection didn't really grip me. First off, however, Patrick Woodcock's style of writing is wonderful. It's deep … Continue reading REVIEW: You can’t bury them all by Patrick Woodcock