No-spoiler book reviews, because I hate spoilers.
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.
Candide, or Optimism
The novel is about Candide, an extreme optimist who, along the journey, has his optimism worn down, until him and his friends find satisfaction in a simpler life.
All My Friends are Superheroes
This is a novella about overcoming traps that other people set.