These are the books who clawed onto my to-read shelf, screamed at me until I noticed them and dug them themselves in deep to the point where I can’t forget them.
In an age where Philip K. Dick is seeing a surge in popularity and movies like Mute and the Pacific Rim: Uprising generate a great deal of buzz, it’s no wonder that something that shares so much of its DNA with classic sci-fi continues to speak to us. Cowboy Bebop might not be quite old enough to drink yet, but in animation terms, it’s ancient, yet nowhere near as stale or creaky as other shows and concepts many years its junior.
Suzie collects souls at the end of their lives so they can return to life in another form. Milo, her human boyfriend, hooks up with her in the times between his death and the beginning of the next life. It gets weird.