Mothers, Dogs, Trees, Dystopias, Beach Cottages | What We’re Reading & Watching

Some weepy and not-weepy blurbs from current and former LJ staffers for this week’s “What We’re Reading & Watching.” Also moms, dogs, fear and prejudice, Evil Dead movies, and a talking tree.

Summer Fiction: Genre Edition | Wyatt’s World

Part of the pure pleasure of summer reading is spending extended periods of time immersed in a favorite genre—be it a blend or a classic example. Here are five to suggest and display.

Language lessons, linked novellas, and a history of the gondola | November Audio in Advance | Stephanie’s picks

Audio in Advance offers previews of selected audiobooks two months ahead of publication, along with recommended picks and occasional interviews with notable authors and narrators. Paolo Bacigalupi & Tobias S. Buckell, The Alchemist and the Executioness. Brilliance Audio. Narrated by Jonathan Davis and Katherine Kellgren. In these audio-first linked novellas, sf writers Bacigalupi (The Doubt […]