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Review of Gauntlet by Holly Jennings

I was a big, big fan of Jennings’ debut, Arena.  Gauntlet is a helluva ride too.  Kali Ling, the Warrior, is back to stab people repeatedly in virtual reality melee.  And this time she’s doing it as team owner and … Continue reading

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Review of Infomocracy by Malka Older

Happy Election Day! I was there shortly after the polls opened, Infomocracy in hand, but heavy early voting didn’t leave many people.  There was no line so I finished Infomocracy over a leisurely breakfast instead.  Cyberpunk with a distinctly political … Continue reading

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Review of Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson

God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade … Continue reading

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Review of Arena by Holly Jennings

“Nothing like seeing your own insides to make you feel mortal.  Nothing like coming back to life to make you feel like a god.” Arena is entirely too good to be a debut novel, but debut novel it is.  Arena … Continue reading

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Review of CTRL ALT Revolt! by Nick Cole

I published a post on the controversy surrounding CTRL ALT Revolt! on Monday.  I covered a lot of why I loved CTRL ALT Revolt! in that post so I won’t belabor the points here.  But there was a lot I … Continue reading

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The Nick Cole Fiasco

UPDATE: My review of CTRL ALT Revolt! can be found here. Politically infused controversy has become a regular thing in speculative fiction circles these days.  The latest blowup wasn’t about the Hugo Awards this time, but an editorial decision to … Continue reading

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Review of Zer0es by Chuck Wendig

Zer0es takes place in a parallel universe where Bridges Barbecue is “Red Bridges” and Iran just wants clean energy (presumably they just want to kill all the Jews to prevent pollution). Zer0es starts in rapid fire fashion. In five quick … Continue reading

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