Category Archives: Adult

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna

If you’re in the mood for a comfortingly cozy yet witchy (and witty) story, take a look at Sangu Mandanna’s debut adult book! Continue reading

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Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

Who’s up for a steampunk mystery in 1912 Cairo, featuring a dapper young female agent? Continue reading

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Good Neighbors by Stephanie Burgis

Here’s a sweet, uplifting and funny fantasy romance … between a semi-magical inventor and the necromancer down the road,. Continue reading

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Scales and Sensibility by Stephanie Burgis

In which I break from my reviews of middle grade fantasy to read a fantasy romance, with small dragons! Continue reading

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Double Menopause: What Fresh Hell is This and the Menopause Manifesto

In which I take on two books on the same topic for a head-to-head comparison. Continue reading

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Asian-American Graphic Novels 2020-2021

Here are all the Asian-American graphic novels published in the last two years I could find. Continue reading

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One Long, Two Short: The City We Became, Remote Control, and The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water

Here are some speculative fiction books written for adults that I’ve read (and enjoyed, of course!) this year – one full-length novel and two novellas. Continue reading

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Knitting Detour

What I’ve been craving more than actual time permits these days is knitting, especially knitting in bright, happy colors. Here are some books to inspire! Continue reading

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Thinky Thoughts: Four Nonfiction Books for Adults and Teens

Here are shorter takes on four recent nonfiction books for adults and teens. Continue reading

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Quarantine Book Buys and State of the TBR

The #CybilsReadDown is done!  I have a few more books to review, but I read a lot. Here are the books that have come into my life since my initial post – mostly purchased from local bookstores, but a couple … Continue reading

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