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Inaugural Dragon Award Winners Announced

Congrats to the winners of the inaugural Dragon Awards.  I won’t do a long post on the awards.  Mainly because I still don’t have internet at home post-Hermine and would prefer to spend my precious bar-with-wifi time otherwise.  But partly … Continue reading

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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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Non-Hugo Awards Update

I have been derelict in both my Hugo reading and reviewing (Bad…Bad HP! Bad, wicked, naughty HP!).  I hope to have reviews of Uprooted and Seveneves up next week as well as a post on my very limited ballot.  But … Continue reading

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Review of The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall; Death is the fifth, and master of all. The Fifth Season is a beautifully written apocalyptic fantasy featuring an intricate and inventive magic system and world.  It’s also very ambitious from a literary standpoint, but those … Continue reading

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Review of The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

I finally picked up a Dresden Files book when Skin Game was nominated for a Hugo Award last year and wound up greatly enjoying it—putting it #2 on my ballot behind The Three-Body Problem.  Butcher is back with another Hugo … Continue reading

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Review of Saga vols. 4 and 5 by Brian K. Vaughan

I think I am officially over Saga.  What you see has always been what you get with Saga: inventive worldbuilding, always beautiful and often arresting art, and a thoughtful meditation on parenting and family marred by college stoner philosophizing and … Continue reading

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Review of Captain America: Civil War

Truth be told, I wasn’t that excited about Captain America: Civil War.  Not that I’m not a huge fan of the first two Captain America movies—they may be #1 and #2 if I were to rank the MCU movies—but I’m … Continue reading

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