Note: Not all the books were published in 2018. I just wanted to share with you eight titles I’ve read this year and have really liked. Okay, here we go, in no particular order! Pride and Prometheus—John Kessel Derek Newman-Stille, eight-time winner of the Aurora Award for Speculating Canada, is also the editor of the We Shall Be … More My 2018 List of “You-Gotta-Read Them” Books
Several of my author peeps post about their favourite books of the year and I think it’s a great idea. We’re not only writers, we’re also readers! This year I dove into books from authors I’ve met or had contact with on social media (except maybe Mary Shelley, but we so would have been tweeps). … More Life in My Microcosm: Cait G’s Top Ten Books of 2017!
When a story stays in my head days after I’ve read it or has a major impact on me, it goes on my reviews list. Su Sokol‘s Cycling to Asylum is one of those books that will remain with me a good while. In Asylum we meet Laek, a married school teacher and father of two with a … More Cycling to Asylum: A Plausible Future?
So, full disclosure: I received an e-ARC of this book from my publisher, in hopes I might give words of praise for it. Even before I met John Haas, and The Reluctant Barbarian had only been pitched to Renaissance at CanCon 2016, this book had me at the title. That would have been enough to intrigue … More The Reluctant Barbarian: Brilliantly Funny
I only met Stephen Graham King online, when he asked to write for the Spoonie Authors Network. It took about five minutes for me to like him, and I’m probably exaggerating by four minutes. I’d heard author ’Nathan Bourgoine rave about Stephen’s space operas, so I decided to read Soul’s Blood, the first of his Maverick Heart Cycle … More Soul’s Blood: A Space Opera with a Triad of Awesomeness