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Reading a Thousand Lives

I'm a goodreads refugee. I read horror, classics, literary, science fiction, YA, weird, regency romances, historical fiction, history, science, fantasy and random bits and pieces of every genre, it seems like. I don't do as much reading and reviewing as I used to, but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things.

Currently reading

Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood
A Dance with Dragons
George R.R. Martin
Deep Blue
Jennifer Donnelly
Crystal Fire
Jordan Dane
Trisha Wolfe
Mistress to the Crown
Isolde Martyn
The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy
The Illicit Love of a Courtesan
Jane Lark
Lost in a Royal Kiss
Vanessa Kelly
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku
Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti - Kiri Moth, Genevieve Valentine This had a lot of potential, I think. The plot is sufficiently engaging but nothing happens until further into the book. It turns into some sort of rescue novel at the end, where the first part of it is mostly discussing circus life and Alec. For one thing, I didn't enjoy the point of view. It's very distant, so you never get a feel for the characters. It's like you're watching them from a neutral party and a lot of the time the characters come off as emotionless, or even if they don't, I still didn't feel connected. It just wasn't handled in a way that I find particularly good.I don't think I'm going to comment on the steampunk aspect. It was different.thanks to netgalley for a copy!