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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

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The Grace Year
Kim Liggett
The New Voices of Science Fiction
Jamie Wahls, Sarah Pinkser, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, Rebecca Roanhorse, S. Qiouyi Lu, Darcie Little Badger, Kelly Robson, Nino Cipri, Amal El-Mohtar, Sam J. Miller, E. Lily Yu, Alice Sola Kim, Suzanne Palmer, Alexander Weinstein, Rich Larson
Progress: 13%
Engineering Animals: How Life Works
Alan Mcfadzean, Mark Denny
Progress: 125/314pages
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Nicholas P. Money
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

A Symphony of Echoes by Jodi Taylor

A Symphony of Echoes - Jodi Taylor

Series: Chronicles of St Mary's #2

 

I'm still not a big fan of this series. Once again this was just ok. Once again the events were a series of péripéties although they formed a more cohesive plot this time around. I honestly thought this one might be better than the previous one despite the weird introduction of supernatural elements. I was going to forgive the Jack the Ripper thing somewhat but then the visions happened. I don't really see what the point was with doing that to Jack the Ripper. I suppose it might come back in a future book.

 

I think part of it is that I just don't enjoy reading Max all that much although I think I liked her voice a bit better this time around. There were some really silly things that happened though, and some of the plot elements just seemed forced. So I may not pursue this series.