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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

Beloved
Toni Morrison
Cold Moon
Alexandra Sokoloff
The Shadow Cabinet (The Shades of London)
Maureen Johnson
The Moonstone
Wilkie Collins
City of Golden Shadow
Tad Williams
Progress: 54/780 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 220 out of 499 pages.

Excession - Iain M. Banks

 

 

OMG, this is great!  A spy novel with sentient space ships in the spy roles.

 

I'm particularly amused by the horrible, bigoted tentacle beasts that are trying to compete with the Culture, here.  They are all the worst characteristics of the "Old Boys Network" personified--so hilariously bad that they are highly entertaining.