January 2023 Wrap-Up

Books read in January 2023:
To Each This World ★★★¾☆ Colony SF, first contact, aliens.
– The Sea in the Sky ★★★☆☆, Audible Original, SF, exploration on Enceladus.
– And What Can We Offer You Tonight ★★½☆☆ Dystopia, murder, revenge, overloaded prose.
– Magic Tides (Kate Daniels: Wilmington Years #1) ★★★★★ UF, Kate fails at keeping a low profile. Novella.
– Beneath the Dark Ice 🦑🦑🦑🦑☆ Milfic, Antarctica, caving, speed, action, creature feature, high body count — fun!
– Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures ★★★★☆ audio, Stephen Fry narrates, Greek mythology..
– Icehenge ★★★☆☆, 2nd novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, exploring Mars for the first time.

– Ship of Destiny, I will still finish this, but right now it‘s in a bit of a hiatus.

Pages and minutes in January 2023
1,710 pages eye reading & 14.67 hours of audio

Moving pictures…
– Strange World ★★★★☆ animation, Disney+, nice one! Center of the Earth stuff.
– Babylon 5, season 1-5 ★★★★☆ I rewatched some of my favourite episodes. It was fun.
– Star Trek: Strange New Worlds ★★★★★ Fabulous! Old Trek lives again… I‘m still laughing about the episode where Spock and T‘Pring attempt a soul joining.
– Dexter New Blood ★★★★☆ Enjoyed it more than I thought I would.
– Dexter, S1-4, ★★★★★ re-watch, still great.

February 2023 plans:
The Red Scholar’s Wake, Netgalley, read the first two chapters. SF, Universe of the Xuja, sentient ships, pirates, LGBQT+.
Destroyer (Foreigner #7), audio, listened to the first 4 hours. Oh boy.
– Blackfish City, SF, maybe end of the month.


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