Tell Me Something Tuesday: November 7, 2023 – Speculative Fiction

Posted November 7, 2023 by Jen in TMST Tags:

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November 7th: Sci-Fi, Urban Fantasy, Epic Fantasy… do you read them? What do you prefer?


Audiobook cover of THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by Norton JusterMy love of reading started with speculative fiction, with childhood favorites like A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Two of my all-time favorite books are Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton and Dune by Frank Herbert. Current favorite series include several urban fantasy, sci-fi, and fantasy books like Kate Daniels (UF) and The Innkeeper Chronicles (sci-fi) (both by Ilona Andrews) and The Seven Kennings by Kevin Hearne (fantasy).

I enjoy all three the genres mentioned above, with and without romance as part of the mix. I really don’t prefer one over the other, as long as there is excellent world-building and amazing characters.

What about you? Tell Me Something and leave a comment!