Tag Archives: Del Rey

Short Review Roundup – Disappointment Edition

Ideally I would limit my short reviews to books I didn’t like, freeing up time to wax poetic about those that I did.  But I still have a backlog to get through of books I loved.  Not these books though.  … Continue reading

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Review of Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Uprooted may be the most perfect fantasy novel I have read since A Game of Thrones.  Or maybe The Lord of the Rings. Uprooted is a finalist for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and it has my vote.

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Review of Black Powder War by Naomi Novik

The ninth and final book in Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series—League of Dragons—is out on June 14.  Alas, I have only read the first three books.  While I catch up, my review of the book 3, Black Powder War, is below. … Continue reading

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Review of Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik

The ninth and final book in Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series—League of Dragons—is out on June 14.  Alas, I have only read the first three books.  While I catch up, my review of the book 2, Throne of Jade, is below. … Continue reading

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Review of His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

The ninth and final book in Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series—League of Dragons—is out on June 14.  Alas, I have only read the first three books.  While I catch up, my review of the book 1, His Majesty’s Dragon, is below. … Continue reading

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Review of The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Our long national nightmare is over.  Book 4 of Scott Lynch’s Gentlemen Bastards series, The Thorn of Emberlain, has a(nother) release date of September 22.  UK for now, but a US release date should follow. The Republic of Thieves is … Continue reading

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Review of Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

Red Seas Under Red Skies is the sequel to Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora.  We rejoin Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen, the surviving members of the Gentlemen Bastards, licking their wounds from the previous book and having fled Camorr.  … Continue reading

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