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Heris Serrano by Elizabeth Moon

A few months ago a buddy dropped off a grocery bag full of Sci-Fi books that he had no further use for and I have been slowly working my way through them, initially just selecting the ones that I might consider reading at some point and then carefully placing them on a shelve to be forgotten for an indeterminate length of time. 575 more words


Book Review: Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon

Trading in Danger is the first book in the “Vatta’s War” series of books. Elizabeth Moon has done a great job of telling a compelling tale while building a world where trade and transport can be as dangerous as mercenary work. 419 more words


Review: The Sheepfarmers Daughter

This is a book by Elizabeth Moon published for the first time in 1988. So yes, this book is old.

I stumbled onto this book quite by accident and really enjoyed it. 295 more words


Choosing to remain autistic: Elizabeth Moon's Speed of Dark

I am kicking myself for not having got around to reading this Elizabeth Moon novel before. In this house we have a long shelf full of her excellent space opera (I posted a happy note about the first one, … 1,052 more words

Political / Social Commentary

WorldCon 2016: Science fiction as epic

Disclaimer: I am not perfect and neither are my notes. If you notice anything that requires clarification or correction, please email me at melanie (dot) marttila (at) gmail (dot) com and I will fix things post-hasty. 448 more words

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The Speed of Dark

I am having trouble figuring out how to write about The Speed of Dark, so I will start with the most important part: this book is very good and very powerful. 433 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review - The Deed of Paksenarrion

The Deed of Paksenarrion was written early by Elizabeth Moon. It is a combination of three books making an epic fantasy story of a female paladin. 397 more words

Science Fiction