Review: Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It

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Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It
Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It by Sigrid Ellis
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Most of the pieces in this collection deal with growing up with the Doctor (or Captain Jack, who features a whole lot in the first part of the book). There’s nothing wrong with writing an essay as your personal life story, but when they make up the majority of your book they all tend to … (Read more)

Review: The Melancholy of Mechagirl

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The Melancholy of Mechagirl
The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I had already read most of these stories separately, so reading them again together was like visiting a distant country for the second time: though the overall panorama has not changed, some things have moved, some have changed, some touch you in different ways.

I will leave judging the poetry to someone else, as that is not really my usual field. I liked Tsukayama Park better … (Read more)

Godzilla (aspetta che arriva)

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godzilla

Alla fine siamo andati a vedere Godzilla, perché i trailer sembravano ben fatti, perché vuoi non andarci nel 60enario, perché c’è sempre la speranza che prima o poi i mostri riescano a essere i protagonisti dei loro film.

E ancora una volta, no, niente di tutto ciò.

 

E` interessante perché tutte le cose per cui questa recensione dice che questo non è il solito blockbuster, per me invece sono proprio quelli che lo rendono il solito blockbuster.

Nel senso: … (Read more)

Review: Valour and Vanity

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Valour and Vanity (Glamourist Histories, #4)Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Poor Jane and Vincent cannot get a break.
On the trip to Venezia their ship is assaulted by corsairs and all their goods are stolen, their host Lord Byron is nowhere in sight, and they’re now forced to face the city penniless, without documents nor a letter of presentation.
So begins the latest Glamourist book, a tale of deceptions, financial struggle, and heists. With nuns. And racing … (Read more)

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