Tag Archives: Weird Western

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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Review of Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear

Karen Memory is a wonderful steampunk western romp set in Rapid City, a fictional city in the Pacific Northwest mostly based on Seattle, with some Portland, Vancouver, and San Francisco thrown in for good measure.  Memory is the main character, … Continue reading

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