An exceptional woman in seventh century Britain navigates political/social upheaval. Do you want to skinny dip with otters in the moonlight? Do you want to be low-key in love with your half-brother? Read Hild!
An immortal outcast sentenced to solitary confinement on an island. Time, loneliness, and shitty dudes. Heartbreaking and hopeful.
A Song of Achilles
So hott. Until the end; then very sad. But we sort of knew it was coming...
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
A wandering monk searches for meaning. Finds a robot.
Tales of the Otori
Horny shinobi teens. Kind of very sad, though.
Read about the birth of Buddhism. Oh, and money.
The Dawn of Everything
Want to imagine other ways of structuring a society? Me too!
Utopia of Rules
Police, Vampires, and history's most beautiful postal service.
Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women
Social/economic theory of violence against women. Deeply upsetting. Wish I hadn't read it alone...
Fancy Bear Goes Fishing
Scott J. Shapiro
Young people (mostly men) break things, then get jobs at Google or the KGB. I sort of learned some stuff?