Why on God’s green earth does the audio version of every other book written by an Asian or Latina woman and putting women’s histories front and center have to be read by a woman with a super-high voice and a style of narration dripping with saccharine???? This is beginning to drive me nuts — particularly in this book, which has anything BUT a saccharine content (though it’s been irking me for a while now). Arrrrrggghhh!!!
Min Jin Lee: Pachinko (Allison Hiroto Audio)
Note: This was my summer 2022 project — but while I posted the associated project pages here at the time (Middle-earth and its sub-project pages concerning the people and peoples, timeline, geography, etc. of Arda and Middle-earth, see enumeration under the Boromir meme, below), I never got around to also copying this introductory post from […]Read More
The Riyria Revelations are the fantasy series that brought Michael J. Sullivan instant recognition back in the late 2000s. Originally published as a series of six installments, they are now available as a set of three books, with each of the three books comprising two volumes of the original format. As he did with almost […]Read More
Michael J. Sullivan’s Riyria books have been on my TBR for a while, but until I’d read two short stories from the cycle — The Jester and Professional Integrity — I hadn’t been sure whether his writing would be for me. Then I found out that (much like Tolkien’s Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, and The History […]Read More