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Book review

Hum If You Don’t Know The Words by Bianca Marais

I’ve been MIA this month at WildmooBooks. November turned out to be busier than planned. I’ll write a book related catch up post later this week, but for now, I just had to share this. This was the scene at… Read More ›

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Gothic Vampire Tradition Meets Sci-Fi in Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler

If you like books about race, sexuality, power, and family you might want to check out this novel because these issues are explored in interesting and unusual ways. The pacing of the second half is just off, or at least very different from the first (it involves a court case and those often make me glaze over). If you’re someone who is really into vampire novels you’ll want to read Fledgling for the inventive vampire world Butler creates. However, if you’re the type who reads one vampire novel a year and are looking for a novel that’ll scare you and keep you reading deep into the night, you’ll probably want to pass on this one.