The Man Who Invented Christmas by Les Standiford

I was looking for one last non-fiction book for the year to make it an even 12—a lot for me, and I’ve been in the mood for Christmas reading, if you haven’t noticed from my last few posts. Which led me to The Man Who Invented Christmas. No, Charles Dickens …

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

I finished Something Wicked This Way Comes several days ago, but have been putting off writing about it. Usually I put my thoughts down as soon as I can after finishing a book – I’m notoriously forgetful and if I wait too long I lose a lot of most books. …

Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

“I don’t like time travel and I don’t read much science fiction.” Apparently I’m a liar. Just One Damned Thing After Another is my third science fiction-ish book of the year and deals pretty much solely with time travel and I though it was a blast. Our historian is Madeleine Maxwell (Max) …