Finding new books isn’t hard. Finding new books that you will obsess over in ways that aren’t entirely socially acceptable is. I’ve read a lot of books in a lot of genres and I have a theory that might make it easier.
Stuff I Wrote
It’s about us—all of us—choosing the hope of something better over despair. It’s about collective action to make a better world, and if there’s a better definition of “woke” I haven’t seen it.
It was not what I expected, and the differences speak to the importance of the narrator.
On the surface, All Systems Red is about a scientific expedition to another planet that runs into trouble and terror when another scientific expedition is murdered. It is narrated by a security robot that hacked its governor module and named itself “murderbot.”
If you’re the type to escape into books, I’d like to recommend two series from Rachel Aaron. Heartstriker’s is about a dragon who’s tired of dragons being all draconic. The DFZ series is about a young Korean woman who leaves college with a “useless” degree and a mountain of debt.