Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn is a murder mystery set in a future where society as we know it has collapsed due to climate change. As the two main characters investigate the crime, their journey reveals more details about what life is like after the collapse. This makes for both a suspenseful murder mystery and a fascinating exploration of what life might be like after a major societal collapse caused by climate change.
Category: Book Reviews
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.