Stacking the Shelves (289)

Stacking the Shelves

To everyone in the U.S., happy Memorial Day 3-day weekend! YAY! More time to read!

I’m really curious about An Easy Death. It looks like Charlaine Harris is starting a new series. I loved Sookie and the beginning, but it really, really dragged at the end. I found Midnight to be kind of middling, so my curiosity bump itches about this one.

I’ve also been reading a lot of Harry Potter fanfic recently. I’ve discovered that I find Dumbledore-bashing to be terribly cathartic, but I’m not sure why. I think it feeds into the reason I liked Fantastic Beasts as much as I did – it’s good to see the adults stepping up to the plate and not expecting children to win their war for them. As much as I loved Harry Potter, that is one thing about the series as a whole that does not wear well. At least for moi.

For Review:
Astounding by Alec Nevala-Lee
Dopesick by Beth Macy
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose #1) by Charlaine Harris
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club #2) by Theodora Goss
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
Implanted by Lauren C. Teffeau
Impostor’s Lure (Sharpe & Donovan #8) by Carla Neggers
In the Hurricane’s Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick
Mage Against the Machine by Shaun Barger
The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop
The Mystery of Three Quarters (New Hercule Poirot #3) by Sophie Hannah
The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick
Southernmost by Silas House
Time’s Convert (All Soul’s Universe #1) by Deborah Harkness
Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

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4 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves (289)

  1. Yes! When I was young, I may not have had a problem with HP and other series (Mythos Academy *cough*) where kids had to save the world while the grownups twiddle their thumbs, but it infuriates me now. Adult up, you losers.

    BTW, some really good books this week. My wish list just got longer.

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