A couple big-brain books and a couple no-brain books. On balance, I'd say I used all the brain cells I had to spare this month.
Book Review | A Memory Called Empire
Arkady Martine has, with one stunning novel, cemented herself among the Science Fiction greats. Plus, A Memory Called Empire is *fast*. Fast like a heart-pounding, adrenaline-rich action thriller, not to mention genuinely funny, emotional, and meticulously constructed.