What are you currently reading?
Ebook on my iPad: Still picking my way through Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
by Lois McMaster Bujold. It's unusual for me to pick my way through a Vorkosigan novel instead of gobbling it. Before starting this book I didn't much care for Captain Vorpatril. I like him a little better now, but not a lot better.
Ebook on my smart phone: The Big Meow
, Diana Duane. This is the 3d Cat Wizards book, the one she self-published in installments. Still liking it a lot, but I mostly only read it in cars and doctors' offices so I'm not getting through it very fast (which means not too many doctors' offices. Yay!).
Audiobook: Across the Nightingale Floor
(Tales of the Otori, #1) by Lian Hearn. Lian Hearn is a pen name of Gillian Rubinstein. Most of her books are YA. This one is semi-historical fantasy set in a land an whole lot like feudal Japan after the introduction of Christianity. What did you recently finish reading?
Audiobook: Probability Moon
, Nancy Kress. First in a trilogy. Hard SF with space opera and humans studying human-like aliens on the aliens' planet (called World). I liked the human scientist characters. They had vivid personalities. I also liked the detail about the command structure on the human warship. I didn't like the main alien character's personality (and got the impression one was supposed to like her). Maybe part of the trouble was that the narrator read her with such a monotone. I had trouble suspending my disbelief about some aspects of the people and culture on World, and that affected my enjoyment of the book. (I won't mention details here but I will in the comments if anyone asks.) Not sure if I'll read the next one. What do you think you’ll read next?
The OH wants me to read Scalzi's Redshirts
I also want to read An Exchange of Hostages
by Susan R. Matthews because she's going to be a guest of honor at FogCon.This entry was originally posted at http://firecat.dreamwidth.org/800101.html, where there are comments. I prefer that you comment on Dreamwidth, but it's also OK to comment here.