The Ringworld Engineers: by Larry Niven

First I want to say that reading this was a massive headache, and I’m headed right out to read the next. I was obviously split as to what to rate this so I went right down the middle. This why it is missing 2.5 kitten stickers. The math is a … Continue reading

Cloud Atlas: by David Mitchell

Wow, is mostly what I have to say about this book. I might bring to your attention that this is the only five out of five kitten stickers I’ve reviewed so far. I wouldn’t even say it’s one of my favorite books I’ve ever read, I’d say it was one … Continue reading

Rooftops of Tehran: by Mahbod Seraji

Now this was an amazing novel. I am always intrigued by other cultures, especially ones we have a limited view of without distortion from the media. Seraji himself moved to the United States from Iran when he was 20, shortly before his country was thrown into turmoil and the Shah … Continue reading

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: by Jan-Philipp Sendker

In present-day New York, Julia’s father suddenly disappears, but doesn’t bother to hide his tracks which lead to Burma; the country he came from in 1942. She finds a note from the 1960’s he wrote referencing a woman he left behind, and her cold high-fashion mother indicates that Julia’s father … Continue reading

The Regency (Morland Dynasty 13): by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

You aren’t going to believe this, but the era of Napoleon’s iron-grip of Europe isn’t even close to over, that rascal. Having been beaten by England’s navy, the madman decided to go attack Russia, which as we all should know is a bad idea and is going to end badly. … Continue reading