{book} guests of city/city

a guest post: [w/ a bit of editing]: thank you, Natalya… ~~~~~~~~~ Imagine a world where instead of visiting a city within a city, you visit another peculiar place: a city that is its own country. It’s a 2-week process to get your visa—2 weeks of testing and intense learning where they tell you thatContinue reading “{book} guests of city/city”

{book} of all possible worlds…

The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord Ballantine Books|Del Rey, 2013. hardcover, 303 pages. Library borrow. A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom theyContinue reading “{book} of all possible worlds…”

{book} Un Lun Dun

The author writes an anti-Alice, a shorter, rounder, less kempt, darker, and cleverer protagonist; titles a chapter with “despotic logorrhea;” and uses the word “pluperfect.” Need I say more? Possibly, because I haven’t yet gotten to the flesh-eating giraffes and I know you will want to read a story involving those. With Christmas-money to burn,Continue reading “{book} Un Lun Dun”