Review: Kindred

Kindred
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Incredibly powerful piece. Seriously. Octavia Butler has crafted an amazing novel which is nominally science fiction but at the same time is a historical drama as well as a slave narrative.

Written in 1976, the story follows an African American woman named Dana who has just celebrated her 27th birthday and has moved into a new house with her white husband Kevin. Then the weird stuff happens.  Continue reading “Review: Kindred”

Review: Saga, Volume 1

Saga, Volume 1
Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow that was good.

While I’m not familiar with the work of Brian K. Vaughan if this book is any indication, he’s certainly earned the reputation for quality writing. Continue reading “Review: Saga, Volume 1”