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Quick Takes On New Fiction

ARK STORM. Linda Davies. Forge.

The best thing about Linda Davies writing is found in its ability to compel you to have to know more – something in the plot just always seems to catch you in the ‘I have to see what happens next’ cycle. 129 more words

In The Spotlight

Review copies received: Stross

A shiny, shiny omnibus of Charlie Stross’s THE FAMILY TRADE and THE HIDDEN FAMILY, now in one cover as THE BLOODLINE FEUD.


Review: Mistborn

Title/Author: Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

Publication Date/Publisher: July 17, 2006/Tor Books

Series: Yes, Mistborn #1

Source and Format: Own

Rating: 5 stars

From Goodreads:

Once, a hero rose to save the world.

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There was a multi-day party/review copies

Called a convention.

And I came home to find review copies had arrived in my absence. So now I am EVEN MORE behind.

That’s Peter Watts’ ECHOPRAXIA, Patrick Swenson’s THE ULTRA THIN MAN, D.B. 50 more words


Seriously Awesome Dialogue: LOCK IN by John Scalzi - Review

Lock In by John Scalzi
Genre: Adult science fiction
Publisher: Tor Books
Release date: August 26 2014
Source: ARC from publisher at Comic Con
Pages: 1,082 more words


Review: The Little Green Book of Chairman Rhama by Brian Herbert

Unfortunately, I wasn’t pleased with Brian Herbert’s new release.

Short list of highlights:
-Slow pacing
-Poor character development
-Not enough background