Project Hail Mary
The Three-Body Problem
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Sometimes, a person reaches a point in their life when it becomes absolutely essential to get the fuck out of the city.
Destiny Comic Collection (vol. 1)
The Paradox Hotel
How High We Go in the Dark
The Writer & the Witch
Spy × Family
Field Notes on Science & Nature
by recommendation of: James Somers, More people should write
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
And Then There Were None
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Death on the Nile
Murder on the Orient Express
Brave New World
Cultish: The Language of Fanatacism
The Magnolia Palace
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
by recommendation of: Alex
Remember It!: The Names of People You Meet, All of Your Passwords, Where You Left Your Keys, and Everything Else You Tend to Forget
I am already aware of that, says Mejal. Aren’t we all?
We are aware of many things, instinctively, says Ona quietly, but to have them articulated in a certain narrative way is pleasing and fun.
— Our freedom and safety are the ultimate goals, and it is men who prevent us from achieving those goals.
But not all men, says Mejal.
Ona clarifies: Perhaps not men, per se, but a pernicious ideology that has been allowed to take hold of men’s hearts and minds.
The Underground Railroad
This is How You Lose the Time War
I wanted to say, your letter lives inside me in the most literal way possible, but didn’t—
Frankissstein: A Love Story
Regarding the Pain of Others
Compassion is an unstable emotion. It needs to be translated into action, or it withers. The question is what to do with the feelings that have been aroused, the knowledge that has been communicated.
I think this is an applicable question to any number of things—I now know about x injustice, so what will I do? It is not enough to have the knowledge. This was originally published in 2001 and updated in 2004; there is probably something new to be said about the scale of how news spreads today.
by recommendation of: Shirley
Fascism: A Warning
My Sister, the Serial Killer
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
nay: no one is likeable, some incredibly awful fatphobia, the ending phase is pretty convoluted (on top of everything else), sometimes overly dramatic in prose
i love this part
The Girl on the Train
A Stranger in the House
Behind Her Eyes
The Song of Achilles
i want to give this 3.5 stars. i think i would give it more if there were more space to watch them be in love. that was what i came here for. but there was a lot of ground to cover—10 years of war! and childhood!—and this was a quick, easy read (albeit sad) to fill the gaps that the troy tv show did not.
also: best of the myrmidons!!! i think this was written very well