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Giveaway! The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

You’ve probably already read my review of The Guns Above and my interview with the author, Robyn Bennis.  You haven’t?  Go do that now! Ok, welcome back.  So now you probably want to read it!  But maybe you are a … Continue reading

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Review of The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

The Guns Above starts out in media res.  Or maybe a little more after media res, beginning at the end of a battle.  Wait, what?  I wouldn’t have minded seeing that battle, but we will get plenty of that, and … Continue reading

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Interview with Robyn Bennis, Author of The Guns Above

The Guns Above is the best book I’ve read in a while, and I can’t wait to share it with you.  Look for a review on release day next Tuesday.  Go buy it.  Now.  Still not sold?  Back already?  My … Continue reading

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Review of Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

With Sins of Empire, Brian McClellan cements himself as one of the brightest young stars writing fantasy today.  The Powder Mage trilogy was no fluke (you can find my reviews of those three books here, here, and here).  The magic … Continue reading

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Review of The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

The Crimson Campaign is book two in Brian McClellan’s Powder Mage Trilogy.  It’s not perfect, but it does establish that the promise McClellan shows in Promise of Blood was no fluke.  Tamas finds himself with a small army cut-off in … Continue reading

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Review of Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

Promise of Blood is a fantasy debut that shows epic promise.  The action, plot, dialogue, pacing, and world-building are all top notch.  McClellan’s full Powder Mage Trilogy makes good on that promise.  The next chapter in the powder mage world … Continue reading

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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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