Book Review: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Summary: In her new novella, Sunday Times best-selling author Becky Chambers imagines a future in which, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the solar system instead transform themselves. Ariadne is one such explorer. As an astronaut on an extrasolar research vessel, she and her fellow crewmates sleep between worlds and wake … Continue reading Book Review: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Monthly Wrap Up: August 2018

August has still been a pretty busy month for me with social activities and work--we're short staffed and for two weeks out of the month I was pretty much on my own and it left me feeling burned out and not like doing much of anything once I was home. Yet, somehow I managed to … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: August 2018

Book Review: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Summary: Hundreds of years ago, the last humans on Earth boarded the Exodus Fleet in search of a new home among the stars. After centuries spent wandering empty space, their descendants were eventually accepted by the well-established species that govern the Milky Way. But that was long ago. Today, the Exodus Fleet is a living … Continue reading Book Review: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

This Week in Reading: Finishing up Kate Daniels, Demons, Space Opera, Daughter of Jekyll, and a Bit of a Mystery

This week should be a lot of fun. I'll be reading two books I've very much been looking forward to, as well as one that everyone has said I should enjoy! I also have a short audiobook to read for my bookclub - a mystery. And I still have one book to finish from last … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Finishing up Kate Daniels, Demons, Space Opera, Daughter of Jekyll, and a Bit of a Mystery