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Review of The River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

The River of Teeth has a killer concept. It riffs off a cockamamie scheme to deal with invasive vegetation and a meat shortage in America by importing hippos en masse. In Gailey’s world, Congress went forward with the scheme (at … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Gunslinger – The Way Station

Just one chapter today–The Way Station, the first chapter in part 2, also titled The Way Station–but it’s a big one.   The Story The Gunslinger has left Tull and the hermit behind.  It’s not clear how long, but long … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Gunslinger – Resumption

Welcome to the Big Read of the Dark Tower series!  Today’s post will cover my reaction to reading part one of The Gunslinger, i.e., Resumption.  There was some back-and-forth on Twitter and Facebook about whether I should read the original … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Dark Tower Series

I’ve had my eye on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series for a while.  And I’ve been wanting to do either a re-read series or first read series at Every Day Should Be Tuesday.  What better reason to finally get … Continue reading

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Review of The Builders by Daniel Polansky

A mouse, a stoat, a possum, a salamander, a badger, a mole, and an owl walk into a bar… …And from that one-note joke comes a pretty damn fine novella. The Captain—a scowling, one-eyed mouse—and his crew lost a civil … Continue reading

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Review of Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

Shadows of Self is a book that was not supposed to be but perhaps instead was meant to be. Brandon Sanderson has long voiced his plan to revisit the Mistborn universe with an urban fantasy featuring essentially contemporary technology. But … Continue reading

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Review of The Allow of Law by Brandon Sanderson

My review of the just-released sequel to The Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, is here. In the interest of full disclosure, I haven’t read Mistborn (yet). But I’ve read The Way of Kings and Sanderson’s Wheel of Time books, … Continue reading

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