The characters are well-written, especially the women. They are mothers, daughters & sisters, heroic & compassionate, as well as fierce warriors
The world-building is incredible. There are elements of the Grass Sea, reincarnation, cultural aspects & ramifications, technology, cities landscapes, and more
Gaiman lets the reader do a lot of the imagining, he stays away from overexplaining “how” or even “why” – many things are “just is”.
The Circle’s plan is to make each and every person a member, track their movements, film them, and shine a light on government, as well as private citizens
Rabbi Adam is awaiting a family wedding, when Lilith, an ancient evil, adducts his children. Rabbi Adam must create a golem and find his way to the underworld.
I enjoyed the storytelling & narrative aspect of the book. The story is about Ciri, but we follow everyone else around her, as well as events which concern her
The hard science parts are certainly ambitious. The author goes into such topis as oceanic physics, as well as science of the atmosphere
The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year
The delivery by such luminaries as James McAvoy, Kat Dennings, John Lithgow, David Tennant, and Jeffery Wright make this audiobook an event to be heard.
Addie LaRue, a young French woman in 1714 makes a bargain with an ancient god, to live forever, but is forgotten by everyone she meets after they look away