No-spoiler book reviews, because I hate spoilers.
The Library at Mount Char
Cruel and usual punishment doled out by a loving Father is one way to raise some angry kids and end the world.
P. Djèlí Clark
In a fight against interdimensional beings, the oppressed form a resistance against a monster invasion. Will their homebrew folk magic be enough to overcome temptation?
Agents of Dreamland
Caitlín R. Kiernan
Where cultists become infected with alien spores, time travelers work with American investigators, and TVs prophesize about aliens.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick
As people raise robotic animals, a cat-and-mouse game of android hunting only helps the corporation manufacture them stronger.
Gathering of Waters
Bernice L. McFadden
The novel is a multigenerational story of black families surviving on the cusp of 20th century Mississippi.
The Emperor of All Maladies
A river sifting and winding backwards, into the history and the unglamourous cruft of cancer treatment. This non-fiction novel chronicles a journey on how we’ve developed cancer medicine.
The Lure of the Basilisk
Featuring a non-human protagonist, the imposing Garth has a simple wish: to be remembered well.
Neuromancer is very much a worldbuilding, smell-the-silicone type of story, a techno-thriller with exotic junkyards and gritty space debris floating around at every bend.
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West
An epic-styled Western telling of the power struggles between various forces after the United States acquired Texas.
The Unusual Suspect
The true story of a man from the 21st century who tried to steal from the banks and give to the poor.
I'm Really Not The Demon God's Lackey
A perfectly ordinary bookstore owner helps customers realize their innermost desires.