The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)

No, I didn’t read this because of the new TV series. (Which despite all the awards it’s won and the fact that I haven’t seen any of it, scares me for the same reason the Hobbit movies scared me: turning a single 300-page novel into a series.) I read The Handmaid’s Tale because it was … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)


A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Madeleine L’Engle)

Continuing my ongoing series on the Time Quintet, let’s move on to the third book, A Swiftly Tilting Planet. A Swiftly Tilting Planet is set nine years after A Wind in the Door. Meg and Calvin, now in their 20s, are married (which should surprise nobody), and Meg is pregnant with their first child. Charles … Continue reading A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Madeleine L’Engle)