REVIEW: “Every Heart A Doorway”, or: What if all possible fantasylands existed, and you could travel to them? (hint: you’re going to die)

Title: Every Heart A Doorway (novelette, 2016 winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novella) Author: Seanan McGuire Review by: Captain Clo Verdict: imaginative worldbuilding, unimaginative plot, stilted writing in random places. I’ve first hear about this book around the time it was nominated for the Nebula Award, since the book also features an asexual… Read More REVIEW: “Every Heart A Doorway”, or: What if all possible fantasylands existed, and you could travel to them? (hint: you’re going to die)

REVIEW: “Rivers of London” & “Moon Over Soho”, or: so you’re a London nerd?

Title: Rivers Of London & Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant/Rivers of London series, book 1&2) Author: Ben Aaronovitch Review by: Captain Clo Verdict: enjoyable, slightly bland, with a side serving of salt. I’m reviewing these two together because I’ve read them one after the other, and I think they’re overall pretty similar. I was interested… Read More REVIEW: “Rivers of London” & “Moon Over Soho”, or: so you’re a London nerd?

REVIEW: “The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P”, or: Who knew you could write about the sexcapades of a woman with a penis in place of a big toe so elegantly?

Title: The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P Author: Rieko Matsuura Review by: Captain Clo Verdict: surreal, definitely different, wtf-inducing, a must. 4 stars Trigger warning for: rape, sexual abuse The set-up of this book is simply amazing. A normal, average, straight (but not for long…) woman wakes up one day to find that her big… Read More REVIEW: “The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P”, or: Who knew you could write about the sexcapades of a woman with a penis in place of a big toe so elegantly?