Review: Provenance by Ann Leckie

Review: Provenance by Ann Leckie

This book. I’d been waiting for Provenance to come out and then when it did, I was so slammed by work that I didn’t get a chance to read it until Thanksgiving and that ain’t right. But read it I did and then I was very sad when it was over. I do not want to be out of the world, it is terrible to be out of the world.[modern_footnote]p. 294[/modern_footnote]...

read more
2017 Hugo Reading Wrap Up

2017 Hugo Reading Wrap Up

Voting for the Hugos closes tomorrow! Deciding how to rank a lot of really stellar work has been really challenging, but this is a good problem to have.  I would much rather have this problem than the one we had the past few years. Here's a all my posts about the fiction finalists--just in case you're still tinkering with your ballot. I keep making changes...

read more
2017 Hugo Reading: Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer and Death’s End by Cixin Liu

2017 Hugo Reading: Novellas

This year, the finalists for Best Novella are: A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson ( Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire ( Penric and the Shaman by Lois McMaster Bujold (Spectrum Literary Agency) The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson ( The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle ( This Census-Taker by China...

read more

Hello! I'm Natalie Luhrs.

I write about books, culture, disability, and whatever else strikes my fancy. I have many opinions.

I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

Please do not offer me medical advice. I have something like 10 doctors and it’s already pretty challenging to keep up with what they want me to do. I do not have the bandwidth to process any advice that doesn’t come from one of my doctors, no matter how well meant the advice may be. Thank you!

Support the site


Here’s some wishlists in case you want to buy me something.

I try to keep them reasonably up to date.


Words of Wisdom

"It's chaos, be kind."
Michelle McNamara