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Wanda's Book Reviews

I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles.  (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).

Currently reading

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ann J. Lane
Wizard and Glass
Stephen King, Dave McKean
River of Blue Fire
Tad Williams
Richard Ford
Progress: 36/420 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 235 out of 352 pages.

Discount Armageddon - Seanan McGuire

Aeslin mice: Sapient, rodentlike cryptids that present as nearly identical to noncryptid field mice.  Aeslin mice crave religion and will attached themselves to "divine figures" selected virtually at random when a new colony is created.  They possess perfect recall; each colony maintains a detailed oral history going back to its inception.  Origin unknown.


Verity has a colony of Aelsin mice living in her NY apartment.  This makes her love life a little complicated.


I gasped, "Oh, God, the mice!"

"What--?" Dominic stared after me, bewildered, as I grabbed the sack, jumped to my feet, and ran to the bedroom door.

"Bedroom privileges have been revoked for the remainder of the evening!" I shouted, chucking the chicken bag into the middle of the hallway, where it was immediately besieged on all sides by tiny, furry bodies.  "I invoke the Sacred Law of Food for Privacy!  Feast, and leave me alone!"


I do adore the mice!