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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Ravencry by Ed McDonald

Ed McDonald’s debut Blackwing was one of my favorite reads last year.  I’m not the only one who thinks so—Blackwing is on the shortlist for the Gemmell Awards Morningstar Award.  I’m not a big fan of Grimdark, but Blackwing was … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Novik’s Uprooted was the best novel I had read in a long time.  I’m thrilled that she is returning to the sub-genre with Spinning Silver.  Spinning Silver isn’t a sequel, per my understanding, but I gather it is the same … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait Wednesday: Guardian by A.J. Hartley

One of my more delightful discoveries last year was the Steeplejack series by A.J. Hartley.   A “steeplejack” is a craftsman who repairs chimneys, church steeples, and the like.  In a 19th-century milieu like that of the Steeplejack series, it is … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

And so an Age passes.  The Fall of Gondolin is the last of Christopher Tolkien efforts to collate and curate his father’s works.  He is now stepping back from his central role in the management of his father’s literary estate … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan

Brian McClellan is one of my favorite new authors from the past several years, and his Powder Mage trilogy is one of my favorite series from the past several years (you can find my review of book 1 here).  McClellan … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: By Fire Above by Robyn Bennis

One of my very favorite books from last year was The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis.  I was reading it last year around the time I am writing this.  Pictures of excerpts are showing up in my Timehop and they … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope

Can’t Wait Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings.  This week I am actually playing by the rules for once and picking a book not yet released.  My pick is Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope.  Song of Blood … Continue reading

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