Here’s a new thing from me – Collectors’ Editions of my books. These are clothbound hardcover editions with an entire series included in each volume. They’d also be good choices for libraries. 263 more words
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The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang (Satirical Novel, 2016).
A satire on family conflict and the materialistic side of the American Dream, this good first novel is about a Chinese-American family dealing with a sudden fall from economic grace, courtesy the Great Recession, circa 2008. 615 more words
Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen. (Humorous/Satirical Mystery Novel, 2016)
Carl Hiaasen is quite possibly the funniest writer in the US today. His fractured fairy tales paint a vivid and often laugh-out-loud portrait of modern life and crime in America as a whole, with a particular focus on his home ground of southern Florida. 486 more words
The Last Days of New Paris by China Mieville (Surreal/SF novella, 2016).
This novella is a masterful, one-of-a-kind blending of such unlikely elements as the surreal movement, semi-magical technology, the Nazi fascination with the occult and good old World War Two spy intrigue. 374 more words