Stories with pictures (graphic novels) and stories without print (audiobooks). I watch T.V. and read print, because I prefer my anime subtitled. I’ve definitely juggled the formats in which I get my story fix.
For those of you who are new to this feature, the FF feature lists of what I’ve read over the past week. They are not meant to be a recommendation list. If you’re interested in a not-at-all-inclusive list, you can look on my website.
Really, this is not a book review column. It’s just a list with, maybe, a few opinions tossed in.
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. Graphic novel. Volumes 1-4. Excellent pairing of art and text. The story is gripping. Sex is a big component, but so is parenthood. Some of the character designs must be taken as metaphor… But that works.
Komarr by Lois McMaster Bujold. Audiobook. Didn’t have as much time to listen this week, but am enjoying so far.
Unexpected Magic: Collected Stories by Diana Wynne Jones. I happened across this volume before the holidays, then set it by for the right time. Just starting on “The Girl Jones.”
I’ve finished assembling the short stories, I think. I’ve chosen nineteen from my nearly seventy published. I’m trying to decide whether to go for a round twenty or stay with nineteen. I like odd numbers, especially prime numbers… Hmm…