Space is Gay. Also, There’s Bears: Reading WINTER’S ORBIT

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Welcome back to another episode of the Raccoon Awards, where I wrangle grizzly bears into submission and ride them through towns on alien planets yelling YOU SHOULD THIS READ THIS! Today, you should read WINTER’S ORBIT. Let’s taco bout it. The Synopsis: In a sentence, WINTER’S ORBIT is about theseContinue reading “Space is Gay. Also, There’s Bears: Reading WINTER’S ORBIT”

Gays, Guns, Galaxies, and More: The January Reading Wrap-Up

Hey, y’all! Welcome back to the Raccoon Awards, where I crown myself the queen of all bookish knowledge and send down founts of wisdom to you, my gentle readers. Today we’re breaking from the usual review script to tell you what I read, DNF’ed, and planned to read but didn’t get to this month. I’dContinue reading “Gays, Guns, Galaxies, and More: The January Reading Wrap-Up”

The Great Gatsby Remake You Need in Your Life: Reading THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Welcome to another episode of The Raccoon Awards, where I don a ’20s flapper dress and hang from the chandelier drizzling book recommendations on people like it’s champagne. Today we’re sippin on THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL and it is exquisite. Let’s get going. The Synopsis: The Chosen and theContinue reading “The Great Gatsby Remake You Need in Your Life: Reading THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL”

Fast Cars, Slow Burns, and Freaky Lil Ghosts: Reading SUMMER SONS

[Pretend there’s cover art here] The Chit-Chat: Hey, y’all! Welcome back to another episode of The Raccoon Awards, where I commune with sketchy earth spirits until I turn into a volcano and explode like Vesuvius with all of my bookish passion about books I think you should read. On today’s weather forecast, we have SUMMERContinue reading “Fast Cars, Slow Burns, and Freaky Lil Ghosts: Reading SUMMER SONS”

A Hard SciFi Laypeople Can Follow: Reading THE LAST WATCH

Hey, y’all! Welcome back to the Raccoon Awards, a place where I eat 5 scoops of ice cream and weaponize the sugar-fueled mania to throw books at you, a gentle, innocent, and unsuspecting reader. Let’s talk about why you need to read THE LAST WATCH. The Synopsis: Out on the edge of the universe, humanity’sContinue reading “A Hard SciFi Laypeople Can Follow: Reading THE LAST WATCH”

Modern Peg Legs, Grieving, and Healthy Relationships: Reading FLOAT PLAN

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Welcome back to another episode of The Raccoon Awards, a blog where I stand on top of a wooden table and sing off-key to the tune of popular sea shanties about books I think you should know about. Normally I read sci/fi fantasy, but I do love a good romance,Continue reading “Modern Peg Legs, Grieving, and Healthy Relationships: Reading FLOAT PLAN”

This Book Gets Vikings Right: Reading THE WITCH’S HEART

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Welcome back to another episode of The Raccoon Awards, a review blog where I, your raccoonish host, make like Gimli and blow the horns of Helm’s Deep about books I need all of Middle Earth to read right now this second. Let’s get to it. A Bias Note: this particularContinue reading “This Book Gets Vikings Right: Reading THE WITCH’S HEART”

Upcoming TorDotCom Novellas You Need on Your Radar

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Thanks for coming to another episode of The Raccoon Awards, a place where I, your raccoonish host, hold books up to the moon and squee about how great they are. Usually I post individual SFF reviews, but today, gentle readers, we have an exception. Here’s a confession: I’m obsessed withContinue reading “Upcoming TorDotCom Novellas You Need on Your Radar”

Is This My New Favorite Space Opera? Reading PERSEPHONE STATION

The Chit Chat: hey, y’all! Welcome back to another episode of the Raccoon Awards, a blog where I do backflips on trampolines about books I really enjoyed reading. Today we’re talking about PERSEPHONE STATION by Stina Leicht so buckle in, gentle readers. The Synopsis: Welcome to the planet of Persephone! This is an out ofContinue reading “Is This My New Favorite Space Opera? Reading PERSEPHONE STATION”

Sh*t Just Hit the Fan: Reading THE EXPERT SYSTEM’S CHAMPION

The Chit Chat: Hey, y’all! Welcome back to the Raccoon Awards, a blog where I cup my hands in front of my mouth and yell about books I think are really cool. Today we’re talking about Adrian Tchaikovsky’s January release. It’s a sequel, so don’t yell at me if anything in here spoils book oneContinue reading “Sh*t Just Hit the Fan: Reading THE EXPERT SYSTEM’S CHAMPION”

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