It’s been awhile since I said anything about what I’ve read lately—I don’t think I’ve written a review post since this one I shared in September, in fact!
One reason is that I haven’t managed to read as much as I’d like. Writing, a toddler, overtime at work… they all converge on me having less time to read, and even less to post about what I’m reading. Still, I have been reading, to be sure. I have also written a few specific posts on individual books, which got stalled out because of what a challenge it is to really do the subject justice. There’s a very long post about Lavie Tidhar’s A Man Lies Dreaming sitting in my drafts—it was a high point of my reading last year—but while it’s mostly written, I’m not quite ready to dig into that again, and anyway, I want to talk about some books I’ve read in the past month or two, while they’re fresh in my mind.
Finally, a certain amount of what I’ve been reading is RPG books, for a special series I intend to publish to coincide with the rebooting of a long-lamented dead game line (Wraith: The Oblivion). It’s eaten up a lot of my reading and blogging time. It should go live soon, I think—I’m timing it carefully to line up with the reboot of the game.
But I figure for now, I should post about what I’ve read lately. So here we go: