Ooooh, we're back! Time for a little catchup:

 

Odds 'n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye. You've probably seen some/most/all of them, but just in case:

 

  • Living in the future.—The good people over at Fahrenheit Press (actually, they'd probably prefer being referred to as rabble-rousers and ne'er-do-wells) outline their plans for 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire—It took less than a paragraph (maybe less than a sentence) for me to fall in love with the latest Wayward Children book. Jack and Jill are back and worse than ever? More to come on this one!

 

  • Deep Dark Dead by Steph Broadribb—Bounty Hunter Lori Anderson is going to get beat up (I'm betting) in a whole new city! The ebook came out in the UK this week, but for some reason, it won't release until next week in the U.S. (it takes awhile for the electrons to cross the Atlantic, I guess). It's the next novel I tackle (assuming it doesn't get held up in e-customs?).

 

 

  • QualityLand by Marc-Uwe Kling—a satire about life run by algorithms—I'll do a better job describing it after I've read it. I hope. Go click the link in the meantime. (I'll confess to a moment of panic about this release this morning, until I found the email saying the blog tour has been rescheduled for next month, and I wasn't actually four days late with my posts (and even further behind in reading it)).

 

  • The Heap by Sean Adams—"Blending the piercing humor of Alexandra Kleeman and the jagged satire of Black Mirror, an audacious, eerily prescient debut novel that chronicles the rise and fall of a massive high-rise housing complex, and the lives it affected before - and after - its demise."

 


Lastly, I'd like to say hi and extend a warm welcome to penelopeburns, TL Wright, and Mugilan Raju for following the blog this week. Don't be a stranger, and use that comment box, would you?


Source: http://irresponsiblereader.com/2020/01/11/saturday-miscellany-1-11-20