Book Lust

It really hasn’t been that long since I bought new bookshelves. Allowing for the fact that I have to keep at least one shelf-cube open for the dog to sleep in, they’re already starting to get perilously full. Of course, this will not stop me from running out and acquiring new books every chance I get.

Among the things I currently have my eye on is Catherynne M. Valente’s new book, The Habitation of the Blessed. I adore her work so basically, if she wrote it, I want to read it, end of story. The book has its own website here, and you can read about some of the fun stuff that Cat is doing to promote the book here. The launch event in NYC sounds downright awesome. She’ll also be in the Philly area, doing not one, but two reading/signing events…both while I’m out of town. This is me sad.

In other news, the Strange Horizon’s Fund Drive is still going on, and they haven’t met their goal yet. Somehow, this completely slipped under my radar this year. Luckily, it’s not too late!

Finally, The Portal, a new spec-fic review site debuted recently, and once of their first reviews just happens to be of Sybil’s Garage No. 7. You can read the review here if you’re so inclined.


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2 Responses to Book Lust

  1. amy

    If a theoretical person had read no Catherynne Valente.. where would that person start? Not that a theoretical person doesn’t have a giant theoretical stack of books to read already. Mmm. That’s my kind of theoretical problem to have.

  2. I would theoretically recommend starting with The Orphan’s Tales duology. In the Night Garden is the first one. Theoretically.