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Books arrived!

Courtesy of the magnificent folks at Tor.com, more books for me to talk about in my column have arrived. That’s Melinda Snodgrass’s EDGE OF RUIN and EDGE OF REASON, Mary Robinette Kowal’s VALOUR AND VANITY and OF NOBLE FAMILY, Alex Bledsoe’s LONG BLACK CURL, and Fran Wilde’s excellent UPDRAFT. 38 more words


Week 22 [04] (2): The Fall of Chronopolis and the Ancilliary books

Week 22 weekend plans include Barrington Bayley’s The Fall of Chronopolis (I think I have read this before, or I am just confusing it with J. 97 more words


Review - Steal Across The Sky

Steal Across the Sky, Nancy Kress
Review from January 1st, 2013

I didn’t really intend to read Steal Across the Sky all in one evening, it just sort of happened. 294 more words


Book Recommendation: A Court of Thorns and Roses

I have no words. So here’s something somebody else wrote:

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it.

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must see magic love horror

Hello, readers.

I’ve finished Neuromancer. I believe this counts for 8 additional sci-fi cred points (sfcp’s, as the kids call them, the ones in my head that I made up anyway). 350 more words


Review - Gifts

Gifts, Ursula Le Guin

Gifts is a quiet story, in the way that Ursula Le Guin can do really will: those moments of silence, introspection, contemplation. 158 more words


Review - Graceling

Graceling, Kristin Cashore

I’ve read Graceling before, and I wasn’t quite sure what to think of it then. The anti-marriage plot and Katsa’s rejections of femininity didn’t sit well with me then; not because I’m that vociferously pro-marriage or that insistent on anyone being feminine, but I think I was looking for someone more like Celaena back then. 455 more words