Reading notes, week 14

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April 7: Whose Body by Dorothy L. Sayers. Goodness, they’re so young. Parker, in particular, is very young (and serious, but he stays that way throughout the series). But the people are already real people, even the minor characters (Freddy Arbuthnot, Christine Levy née Ford, the Dowager Duchess). I don’t know yet if this is a full Lord Peter Wimsey reread (obviously stopping at Busman’s Honeymoon because that was the first in this round).

April 9: All Systems Red by Martha Wells. Finally I’m reading Murderbot, and I like it — it turns out to be about friendship and personhood, not about fighting and body horror as I feared. Might seek out the sequels.

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh. Starts like a sweet, haunting fantasy romance but acquires layers upon layers. It gets a bit darker but never into horror territory, to the writer’s credit. (I got this, All Systems Red, and Witchmark by C.L. Polk which is next in line, in a free bundle from Tor.)

And a slew of fanfic by DesertVixen who I wrote my worldbuilding story for, set aside for a time that I could give kudos in the open.

Index of reading notes is here.

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