Monthly Archives: December 2017

Vintage Science Fiction Month: Read Dune Weekly Goals

Originally posted on RedStarReviews:
We recently announced the #ReadDune Group Read and now that we’re only a week away from starting we wanted to share the weekly target reading goals! This is a little tricky as there are so many…

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Review of Tales of the Thieftaker by D.B. Jackson

Tales of the Thieftaker is a collection of short fiction about Jackson’s Ethan Kaille, a conjurer and thieftaker in colonial Boston.  There are ten short stories and one novella—the never before told story of the Ruby Blade mutiny (full TOC … Continue reading

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Top Ten New Releases of 2017

2017 isn’t over!  (I checked.)  There are still 13 reading days left before the New Year.  And I only need to read [checks notes] 14 more books before the end of the year to hit 100.  Okay, so maybe that … Continue reading

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Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi (and Spoiler Comment Thread)

I posted a non-spoiler review yesterday, so you can get my initial, overall thoughts there.  But as I said in that review, to really talk about both what I liked and didn’t like in The Last Jedi, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi

This is going to be a pretty short review.  I have plenty to say about The Last Jedi, but much of it would require me to spoil various plot elements (and the ending).  I don’t want to do that.  At … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens Is More Rewatchable Than A New Hope

That’s right, I said it: The Force Awakens is more rewatchable than A New Hope. Hold on before you burn me at the stake for heresy!  Note what I didn’t say.  I didn’t say that The Force Awakens is better … Continue reading

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The Hidden Face has a Great Premise for an Epic Fantasy

A face without a face.  An unmasking that leaves the mask. The Hidden Face has a great premise.  Every several hundred years the “Face” of Akhen is unveiled.  The likeness of the Face and the Face’s powers are either intentionally … Continue reading

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