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Review of Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove

I read Joe Steele—and wrote an Amazon review—back when it came out in spring 2015.  I wanted to revisit in light of the rise of Trump (and the addition of an Infomocracy tag) and to give further consideration to how … 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 The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

It starts with a Fall. Isabelle cast down from Heaven, wings shattered, doomed to walk Earth until her death centuries later. Or much, much sooner, if the gang members seeking to dismember the Fallen for parts (for their magical essence, … Continue reading

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Review of Dark Ascension by M.L. Brennan

Vampires and Elves and Foxes, Oh My! My reviews of the first three books in the Generation V series are here.  Dark Ascension is book four M.L. Brennan’s series about adorkable, bleeding-heart vampire and crappy-job holding twentysomething Fortitude Scott (Fort for short). … Continue reading

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Review of Generation V, Iron Night, and Tainted Blood by M.L. Brennan

(Rather than do individual posts on each of the first three books in the Generation V series, reviews of all three are included in this post.  I will post a review of the fourth book, Dark Ascension, tomorrow on its … Continue reading

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Review of Skin Game by Jim Butcher

My relationship with Skin Game is naturally going to be a bit different than that of its average reader. I had not, up to this point, read any of the Dresden novels or any of Butcher’s work. I started not … Continue reading

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