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Book Review: Freedom's Landing by Anne McCaffrey

Title: Freedom’s Landing
Author: Anne McCaffrey
Series: Catteni, Book 1
Publisher: Ace
Hardcover: 342 pages
Source: Chicago Public Library
Summary: (taken from Goodreads)

The alien Catteni have attacked earth, emptying cities for slave labor.

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Book Review: Dragonriders of Pern--Anne McCaffrey

Day 1 of #ampersandaug16 is curse. In Anne McCaffrey‘s The Dragonriders of Pern the entire planet of Pern is cursed by thread which sounds innocuous but can be deadly. 159 more words

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Authors Answer 4, the Video!

It’s Saturday, so that means I’m doing the video edition of Authors Answer. This time, it’s #4, which you can read here.

My answer was pretty much the same, but I expanded on it a bit. 13 more words


Watching a Beloved Character Diminish Hurts

Where Crystal Singer is an origin story and Killashandra is a love story, Crystal Line is the frantic reaffirmation of both.  From the start, we’ve been told that crystal singers have memory problems, that it’s a side effect of the profession.   484 more words

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What's in a Title?

It’s interesting that the middle of the three books is titled Killashandra.  One would expect, Killashandra Ree being the main character, and the books being written in third person limited and restricted to her experiences, that it would’ve been the first book named for her.   397 more words

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Back to an Old Standby

Well, after the emotional turmoil of completing the Symphony of Ages I wanted something less intense and more familiar. Also some sci-fi to balance that epic fantasy. 213 more words

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In with anger, out with love . . .

“Make no judgments where you have no compassion.”  (Anne McCaffrey)

This week my patience was tested.  I became so, so close, to having a word… 108 more words