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aimeekgunther

aimeekgunther@bookwyrm.social

Joined 10 months, 3 weeks ago

PhD quantum physicist surviving a Non-Ac pivot to government by running and listening to Sci Fi/Fantasy/books based in other cultures audiobooks.

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2024 Reading Goal

37% complete! aimeekgunther has read 9 of 24 books.

China Miéville: The Scar (Paperback, 2004, Del Rey) 4 stars

A mythmaker of the highest order, China Mieville has emblazoned the fantasy novel with fresh …

An intoxicating strange fiction, building slowly but finishing well #Bookstodon

4 stars

China Miéville, in standard practice, creates a sepia-toned and detailed world while telling an intricate story

Silvia Moreno-Garcia: Silver Nitrate (Hardcover, 2023, Del Rey) 4 stars

Montserrat has always been overlooked. She’s a talented sound editor, but she’s left out of …

As always, a fun jaunt to Mexico by Moreno-Garcia, however this foray into "horror" was not my thing. The magical lacked the detailed complexity I would have expected from the author. She did write one of the protagonists, Tristán, masterfully as a total dick.

Silvia Moreno-Garcia: Silver Nitrate (Hardcover, 2023, Del Rey) 4 stars

Montserrat has always been overlooked. She’s a talented sound editor, but she’s left out of …

A fun exploration of mid-'90s Mexico, however the plot was abit predictable. #Bookstodon

2 stars

As always, a fun jaunt to Mexico by Moreno-Garcia, however this foray into "horror" was not my thing. The magical lacked the detailed complexity I would have expected from the author. She did write one of the protagonists, Tristán, masterfully as a total dick.

China Miéville: The Scar (Paperback, 2004, Del Rey) 4 stars

A mythmaker of the highest order, China Mieville has emblazoned the fantasy novel with fresh …

I read the first book back in my Masters a decade ago. I've been craving this type of world/vibe and apparently each book in this series are highly acclaimed. Ok, let's go!

Yeesh, ~27 h audiobook. Beefy.