2016 Reading Review – Part IV

In this (final) segment: Novels. (See the full list of my 2016 reading here.) While these novels didn’t make it into the neat little categories of the earlier entries, there were some great reads here. And I’ve kept up with some past categories I love, notably books with that “small town feel” and those by […]

Hild by Nicola Griffith

The front of my copy of Hild has this quote from Neal Stephenson: “Extraordinary … [Hild] resonates to many of the same chords as Beowulf, the legends of King Arthur, The Lord of the Rings, and Game of Thrones.” The problem: Hild is neither myth nor fantasy. There are no monsters, magic, or elements of […]