Ever since the success of Bacigalupi’s Windup Girl, I’ve been meaning to read both it and Ship Breaker. It turns out I finished the latter almost a year to the day since it was released. I’m not sure how it justifies the young adult tag it’s given — it’s brutal, bloody, violent, and depressing, and while I do think it’s a good book, it makes me wonder about what exactly comprises YA fiction these days.
- Double the words of wisdom. The second one is from @jephjacques, in #questionablecontent.A pleasant surprise at our quarterly meeting. #bagelfaceWords of wisdom, and a new book out in paperback. (It's a proof. The real one doesn't have a "not for resale" stripe on it.) #TheClockworkRussian #aftertheapocalypseI asked Alyssa to eat half the green beans left on her plate. This is the result.This is the face of someone who just got her hangman puzzle guessed in one try.This week's wisdom. #startrek #disaster #patterson #radishes