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The Cambist and Lord Iron: A Fairy Tale of Economics

I first came across this short story in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror (2008), a vast anthology compiled and edited by Terri Windling and Ellen Datlow. 591 more words


Currently Reading?

Despite working many, many hours a week (thankfully that will be getting back to normal here in the next week or so) (please, gods), I have been managing to keep at my stack of books that I’m reading these days. 278 more words


Book Spine Poem 6

The count of Monte Cristo
Stranger in a strange land
Specter of the past
A shadow in summer
The man who knew too much


Gregory and Abraham: Review copies unexpectedly arrived

Daryl Gregory’s AFTERPARTY, and three books by Daniel Abraham: THE DRAGON’S PATH, THE KING’S BLOOD, and THE TYRANT’S LAW.

I also have an electronic review copy of Chaz Brenchley’s BEING SMALL. 8 more words


Book Review: Cibola Burn by James S.A. Corey

Cibola Burn by James S.A. Corey

Genre: Science Fiction

Series: Book 4 of The Expanse

Publisher: Orbit (June 17, 2014)

Author Information: Website | Twitter… 916 more words

Science Fiction

Book Spine Poem 5

A shadow in summer

The dragon’s path

Vision of the future

Spectre of the past

A dance with dragons

The terror, star by star

Book Spine Poem

Truth Magic: Philosophy in Fantasy

Daniel Abraham is defining himself among fantasy authors as a brilliantly creative designer of magical frameworks that rival the creativity of Brandon Sanderson. While a system of magic is generally the root of all disasters in his novels, he manages to play with new and curious ideas in a genre that’s overstocked with gouts of magical flame and various elemental wizardry. 379 more words