I’ve been an avid reader since I was a kid. I mostly read fiction (speculative, literary, historical, and the odd mystery/thriller), but throw in the occasional non-fiction book. Sometimes I read in Spanish. This page brings together all my book-related content, for your browsing pleasure.


Currently Reading

Books I’ve Read

At some point, I’d like to start making my own lists of recommended books, like “thoughtful science fiction” or “time travel thrillers”. Until that day, at the very least, you’re welcome to browse my individual book reviews! Here are some of my most recent ones:

book cover of The Bird King

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson 22.10.22

: fantasy

In Granada in 1492, on the eve of its fall to Isabella and Ferdinand’s forces, a spirited concubine takes her best friend, a gay map-maker with an incredible power, and makes a daring bid for freedom. Read more…


book cover of Record of a Spaceborn Few

Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers 12.10.22

: science fiction : Part 3 of Wayfarers

Space opera with a big ensemble cast, about humans organised into a post-capitalist society on a spaceship forming part of the Exodus Fleet. Read more…


book cover of Velvet Was the Night

Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia 06.10.22

: noir historical

Mexico City, 1971. Maite’s neighbour goes missing, having entered the orbit of some radical students at the advent of Mexico’s Dirty War. Sick of feeding her cat, Maite goes to track her down, but she’s not the only one. Read more…


book cover of Fledgling

Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler 29.09.22

: horror

Shori is a young vampire who awakens in a cave, badly injured and with amnesia. She finds out that her entire family has been murdered. With the help of some bonded humans called symbionts, she pursues justice in a vampire society she must learn about from scratch. Read more…


book cover of A Desolation Called Peace

A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine 04.09.21

: science fiction : Book 2 of Teixcalaan

Teixcalaan is threatened by an uncommunicative armada. Mahit Dzmare is brought in to help. Read more…


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