Long live the Councillor!
In which I have very mixed feelings about a short story collection.
Tl;dr: another beautiful, brutal, and powerful instalment in a series that really ought to be mandatory reading by now.
A beautiful story that raises thoughtful points on history and who gets to tell it.
A weaker story doesn’t live up to the incredible worldbuilding, but still a fun read!
Queer, magical, utterly stunning.
It’s hard to write about books everyone’s talking about: what is there to add to the conversation? Nonetheless, a few comments…
Her superpower is Powerpoint, and she gets shit DONE.
Also, it is faster to just read the book than to read all my feels about it.
So many feels. SO MANY.
Madeleine L’Engle said,“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” And that’s exactly what Seanan McGuire has done.