Nina and Engineer Mike put on their raincoats and invade a city somewhere in the former Soviet Block (they think) to solve a murder mystery. Can they get through the first chapter, or is this notorious author’s prose too purple?
Digressions: The Idol (again), the steampunk lifestyle, comparisons to shitty Luc Besson movies, fantastic satirical Amazon Prime shows, trying to decide on a genre for this book, and how to properly close a podcast episode properly.
Engineer Mike is reading: Translation State by Anne Leckie https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/62873999
Nina is reading (and finished!): Hood Feminism Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36687229-hood-feminism