My name is Carmilla Voiez and I am a book addict. I write, mostly horror and urban fantasy, and I read across a wide spectrum of genres.
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
welcome to my review of Hidden Lake My thoughts Rating: 5 Genre: Would I recommend it?Yes Would I read more of the series? Y...
Uncomfortable truths written in easily understood language
The thrust of this easy to read and highly informative book is that power structures in America and disenfranchised whites have one thing that bind them together, a determinat...
Free on tor.com: 'Yellow And The Perception Of Reality' by Maureen McHugh
Maureen McHugh's science fiction short stories are always stimulating. Today, on tor.com, one of her most recent short storie...
Reading progress update: I've read 40%.
This alternative Britain, where everyone owes a decade of slavery to the magic-using elite, is grimly plausible. Take away th...
I wish it had better characters.
Apologies to Char who I know loves this book, but... I didn't enjoy it. On the one hand, as with The Elementals, the sense of place that McDowell evokes in his writing and the...
Reading progress update: I've read 174 out of 292 pages.
Am I the only horror lover who finds the baddies in Cold Moon over Babylon ridiculous? They're like Laurel and Hardy caricatures.
Power and Fear
This book was recommended to me on Twitter. I’d replied to a thread about SciFi and said I thought I didn’t like the genre until I read some SciFi by women, and cited Margaret...
Motherhood angst x 1,000,000
The novel is written as a series of letters from the mother of mass murderer Kevin Khatchadourian to her husband. The mother is Eva Khatchadourian, and Armenian- American woma...
Thoughts on Being a Reviewer for 16 Years
So I know that we all are feeling frustrated with Booklikes these days. Our posts crash. We can't comment on each other posts...
Class war and magic
Gilded Cage is a bit like Animal Farm with magic. It's told from the perspective of seven characters, and set in an alternate Britain where the ruling class are called Equals ...
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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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