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The Quilty Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Not a bad little read

Just One Damned Thing After Another - Jodi Taylor

Two or so years ago, I read The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis, and absolutely loved it. I've never picked up the sequel, though, even though I think I would like it, because as long as it is out there unread, I know that someday I'll be able to read it, but if I read it then it's done and gone. Am I the only one who does this? Avoids reading books I want to read because I need to have something to look forward to - a bit of insurance against the day when nothing sounds good?


Anyway, I read this one, and it's a bit like a less serious, low-rent Connie Willis without all of the serious Connie Willishishness. A bit of camp. Plus, it rollicks along at the speed of light time-travel. Good fun. A bit dirty, too, in a good way.