2021: #25 – How Long ’til Black Future Month? (N.K. Jemisin)

This was a gorgeous collection of short stories by the ever-brilliant Jemisin. The settings ranged from the past to the future and everywhere in-between, in this universe and the next. A few of the stories were a little heavy on the science for my taste, but there was always something compelling to keep me interested. Some of my favorites were: The Effluent Engine – steampunk

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2020: #1 – An Easy Death (Charlaine Harris)

This book isn’t as easy to categorize as other Charlaine Harris books. It’s a little bit western, a little bit alternate history, a little bit fantasy…. Lizbeth “Gunnie” Rose is a gunnie (basically, a bodyguard/escort to get people through the badlands) who has suddenly found herself without a crew. Her country is not the US that we know. Franklin Roosevelt’s assassination, quickly followed by the

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