I love reading. I also love writing and talking about what I read. Here’s a growing collection of book reviews written by yours truly. There’s a heavy emphasis on climate fiction, though I may review other genres occasionally. Let me know what you think. If you like it, share it!
Mimi of the Nowhere by Michael Kilman is a tale from a distant future where climate change has wreaked havoc on the Earth. Enormous walking cities roam across vast wastelands, dodging killer storms and occasionally battling with other walking cities. Mimi, a telepathic homeless woman living in the lower levels of the walking city of “Manhatsten,” is just struggling to survive when she makes a discovery that will change her life — and possibly the fate of the city.
Apocalypse Any Day Now by Tea Krulos is an exciting and informative exploration of the lives and beliefs of people who are fixated on the end of the world. Through interviews, research, and descriptions of his road trips visiting apocalypse-minded communities, the author offers readers a rare glimpse into the world of disaster preparedness and doomsday obsession.
The Weight of Light: A Collection of Solar Futures is an innovative collection of short stories and essays that explore four different takes on what a solar-powered future will look like.
Posted in Book Reviews
, Climate Fiction (Plot)
, Climate Fiction (Refugees)
, Climate Fiction (Setting)
, Climate Justice
, Environmental Justice
, Global Warming
Heart Spring Mountain by Robin MacArthur is the story of a woman named Vale who returns to her hometown in rural Vermont in search of her missing mother, Bonnie. Along the way, the story touches on the lives of several generations of women in Vale’s family and the role of climate change in the storm that led to Bonnie’s disappearance.