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Hi, It's me, StoryDragon! I'm here to read and talk about awesome books. You might see me on the Fediverse on my Mastodon account too: @storydragon@dragonscave.space.
My previous Bookwyrm account was on wyrms.de.

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Alexis Hall: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter (Paperback, 2019, Ace) 5 stars

In this charming, witty, and weird fantasy novel, Alexis Hall pays homage to Sherlock Holmes …

I should also mention at this juncture that the word “you” was preceded not by the phrase “I have no interest in cooperating with” but by a single word whose connotations we have already discussed at length.

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by  (Page 114)

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Veo Corva: The Old Goat and the Alien 5 stars

Avari keeps to themself. They're a goat-shape cosmoran, a member of the Cleaners' Union, and …

Once again a great book

5 stars

Once again, Veo Corva has written a fabulous story. It is truly a cozy tale. One of the things I love about The Old Goat and the Alien is that it feels like entering a world very similar in vibes and kinds of people to the Fediverse. There is autism, there is ME, and there is a lot of queerness.

I definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes cozy books, and I would even recommend it to anyone else who enjoys reading.

Veo Corva: The Old Goat and the Alien 5 stars

Avari keeps to themself. They're a goat-shape cosmoran, a member of the Cleaners' Union, and …

Content warning The Old Goat and the Alien. Slight spoiler, chapter eleven.

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Veo Corva: The Old Goat and the Alien 5 stars

Avari keeps to themself. They're a goat-shape cosmoran, a member of the Cleaners' Union, and …

I looked at Jenna. Her chin was down, her mouth trembling. She was a little hard to read, without mobile ears or a tail or even any feathers, but I didn't think she was comfortable. I decided to change the subject. That usually helped me when I got caught out like that.

The Old Goat and the Alien by  (Page 12)

Marie Brennan: A Natural History of Dragons (2014, Titan Books) 5 stars

Isabella, Lady Trent, known as the world's preeminent dragon naturalist, writes her memoir detailing how …

A masterpiece

5 stars

This book reads as a kind of commentary on a Victorian age. I truly loved reading it. Definitely five stars, but on a whole different level than for all other books I've given five stars before. The book is very much well-written. It's a masterpiece.