Reviews of speculative fiction, YA, middle grade, and graphic novels, along with stray thoughts, links, and pictures.
The latest lovely from Sofia Samatar and illustrated by her brother, this is a short jaunt down strange lanes, reminiscent of Ogre of East Africa or any number of other Samatar stories. The fantastical elements blended with sharp observations of real life.
I really wish I could find the quote from her about her style being research paper with personal oversharing.
The illustrations are lovely and the whole thing a beautiful, sad delight. My only complaint is that I'd have liked a hardcover copy.