Favorite Time Travel Novels

Today I started reading An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim, which promises to be an engaging time travel story. And like every good geek, I saw Avengers: Endgame this past weekend, which also plays around with time travel. I enjoy time travel stories because their mind-bending possibilities are so abundant, but it's difficult to write time travel well. The … Continue reading Favorite Time Travel Novels

In praise of short books…

Lately, I've very much been appreciating the short book. In fact, I have tentatively come to the conclusion that a novel's perfect length is between 250 and 350 pages. It's not that I don't love big, fat, epic novels. In fact, I count several of them among my favorite reads: Lonesome Dove; The Passage trilogy; Anathem; The Stand and It. Perhaps … Continue reading In praise of short books…