Fun for Monday: 6 Degrees of SFnal Separation

Another year, another SciFi Month, another Monday … it must be time for another round of six degrees! I was sitting on the fence about doing this tag again this year, but imyril tipped me over the edge by getting SF giant Peter F(rigging) Hamilton to play – I mean, how am I supposed to resist that?! This tag was inspired by Kate over at Books are My Favourite and Best, but had its dial tweaked round to sci-fi by imyril for SciFi Month 2019. It is an addictive, frustrating, ultimately satisfying tag/game that can be played again and again, … Continue reading Fun for Monday: 6 Degrees of SFnal Separation

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi

I really hate not being able to gush unreservedly about something I’ve read. Especially something I was saving for a solid day of reading. I picked up Beasts Made of Night in the library before Christmas because of its gorgeous cover, and kept hold of it because of its great blurb. Then I saved it for a day off when I could curl up and get lost in it. And when that day came … I was disappointed. Sometimes a world is so enchanting, so beautifully rendered, that it almost doesn’t matter if the characters or the plot inside that … Continue reading Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi