“The Aeronaut’s Windlass” by Jim Butcher

While I enjoy any book that tells an interesting story, I would not usually consider myself a dedicated fan of the Fantasy genre. However, the moment I began listening to Jim Butcher’s first book in his newest series I was hooked!  The characters are many, but each one is complex and interesting.  The story is […]

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Monstress: The Awakening by Marjorie Liu

“Set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steampunk horror, Monstress tells the epic story of Maika Halfwolf, a teenage survivor of a cataclysmic war between humans and their hated enemies, the Arcanics. In the face of oppression and terrible danger, Maika is both hunter and hunted, searching for answers about her mysterious […]

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“The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as five other awards, The Sympathizer tells the story of a man of two minds, half-French half-Vietnamese, a communist double agent, divided between the American and Vietnamese cultures, between ideologies and, most important, between his two blood brothers from childhood: Man, a communist, and Bon, a patriot […]

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