April 2018 additions to mount tbr

This month I’ve added 6 titles to my TBR list: Adeyemi, Tomi – Children of Blood and Bone rec’d by Ana @booksmugglers “a superb, exciting, astonishing mix of Avatar: the Last Airbender and Black Panther.” Ng, Jeanette – Under the pendulum sun rec’d by Smart Bitches “If JANE EYRE, JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORREL, LABYRINTH, […]

Feb Mount TBR additions

Kerrigan, Jo – Old ways old secrets rec’d by @Justaddbooks – read Alexievich, Svetlana – The unwomanly face of war – saw it listed on a booksellers site and thought it looked interesting. I was right, it is fantastic – read 2018 Beard, Mary – Women & Power – another listed on a new releases […]

Mount TBR Jan 2018

I’d fallen behind on my additions to Mount TBR, but, you know, new year, new start. And all that. This month’s additions are : Williams, Jan – The Bitter twins Eddo-Lodge, Reni – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Lacovara, Kenneth – Why dinosaurs matter READ Whitely, Alice – The Arrival […]

Mount TBR – August 2017

Tarr, Judith – A Wind in Cairo – added because of the author’s Tor.com article “Aravis reminds me of why I wrote A Wind in Cairo, which is partly about correcting the issues I saw in The Horse and His Boy, and mostly about girls and horses. And the Crusades. From the other side.” – […]

March Mount TBR

Bible, Jake – Stone Cold Bastards, added because of the author’s big idea piece on Scalzi’s blog ““Old school, crack military team of gargoyles holds a Sanctuary against a Demon Siege“ Vickers, Roy – The Department of Dead Ends, rec’d by Tip the Wink – Once started I couldn’t put it down. These stories are […]

Mount TBR – Feb 2017

Vaughan, Carrie – Martians Abroad rec’d by Carl – Stainless Steel Droppings Stross, Charles – Empire Games rec’d by the author on Tor.com “It’s a science-fictional spy thriller; so if you can imagine a James Bond movie set in the Star Wars universe? That’s almost exactly not what it’s about.” Erdrich, Louise – Tracks rec’d […]

TBR – January 2017

So far in 2017 I’ve added 4 books to my TBR pile : Dallaire, Roméo – Waiting For First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD – rec’d by Maclean’s Review (via a Metafilter comment) Lowachee, Karen – Warchild rec’d by Courtney Schafer – Lady Business Warchild is dark, intensely character-focused military SF that examines the […]