Jeff Vandermeer is probably best known for his Southern Reach Trilogy, which I have yet to read. However, I picked up Borne at the library a little while ago upon a friend's recommendation, intrigued by its promises of biopunk and a world gone mad. Borne delivers on these promises in the form of a spooky, ethereal twisted myth … Continue reading Review: Borne by Jeff Vandermeer
I picked up NK Jemisin's Inheritance Trilogy as an omnibus at Chapters a few months ago; I'd heard her name in passing, and finally wanted to delve into her work. Minor spoilers for the books below! All three books of the Inheritance Trilogy take place in the same world, more or less; the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and more specifically … Continue reading Review: The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin
In Season 12 of Grey's Anatomy (two seasons ago now), Denzel Washington directed and Stacy McKee wrote an episode centered around Meredith Grey. The episode - Sound of Silence - has been praised in the years since as a tour de force of television, a fantastic acting job, and an amazing directorial debut from Washington. However, Sound of … Continue reading How Grey’s Anatomy ‘The Sound of Silence’ Ignores Deafness
Oh happy day! The user 20150506 posted a lovely review of Ghosts in Quicksilver on its webfictionguide listing. The review can be read here. M. Galindez has a fantasy web serial of their own, which I've begun to read myself and am very intrigued by - Paladin on Tapas. There's also apparently some sort of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver’s First Review!
" I ignored, as best as I could. I wasn't responsible for Nathan. All I was responsible for right now was running."