Tag: Debut novels

Got to Get Back to the Start

The end of the world, via scientific calamity, and falling off the literal edge of the world – that’s one connection between Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett. The other link? My attempt to see what two writers, well-known to others, […]

Magic vs. Superpowers

Last time around (An Absurdly Low Number of Books), I was worried because I hadn’t read many books this year. In my search for explanations, I might have missed a key one: maybe I was getting bogged down by reading crappy books! Or, restated: it was too long […]

Hooked Three Times Over

Like a flashback to childhood vacations! I was away on a trip recently, and I read a lot, just like the old days when no holiday was complete without a stack of at least ten books. This time around I had some – gasp! – mainstream books along, […]