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William's Book Blog

Mostly book reviews.  Very rarely I'll allow William Campbell Powell (author) to write a blog entry on publishing activity, but he's under orders to keep that stuff over on his Facebook page and on http://williamcampbellpowell.com

Currently reading

Fonda Lee
Fonda Lee
Anansi Boys
Neil Gaiman
Zombie Elementary: The Real Story
Howard Whitehouse
Progress: 99 %
The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2)
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Progress: 6/504 pages
The Longest Week: What Really Happened During Jesus' Final Days
Nick Page
Progress: 43/310 pages

an interesting voice

Memory of Water: A Novel - Emmi Itäranta

One of those chance finds on Amazon.  A link followed rather than ignored.  In some ways it looks like yet another dystopia + YA female lead.  What sets it apart in the first 4 chapters is the quality of writing.


I can't see it suddenly changing gear to high-speed action, either.  Wherever the journey leads, it will be slower-paced, mood-driven.


I'm impressed enough already that I've added it to the SFWA Nebula suggested reading list.  I hope on several levels I don't come to regret that.