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Review: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

There are two reasons I picked this book up when I joined my library last month. One, I received Mark Lawrence’s newest novel, Red Sister… 1,175 more words


[Book Haul] March - Books Showtime & Wrap Up!!

Hey hey, Peeps!

Sorry for too late to post my March book hauls. But right now, I will still show you what I got for the past days of the last month. 787 more words


Book Review: Bedlam Planet, John Brunner (1968)

(Jeff Jones’ cover for the 1968 edition)

3.25/5 (Vaguely Good)

To move past my variegated obsessions regarding William Kotzwinkle’s Doctor Rat (1976) (review + … 788 more words

Science Fiction

...Share the Love

As my fellow Crusader pointed out yesterday (…page through), it’s National Library Week. As a library enthusiast (and regular user), I thought I’d keep the love fest going by sharing some of my favorite secrets of the library. 223 more words


The Mint: Lawrence After Arabia (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)

In 1922, his dreams of an independent Arabia shattered, T.E. Lawrence enlisted in the RAF under the assumed name John Hume Ross. Though methodical and restrictive, life there seemed to suit Lawrence: “The Air Force is not a man-crushing humiliating slavery, all its days. 55 more words


Station Eleven

I just finished Station Eleven by Canadian writer Emily St. John Mandel, and after reading it, I think I need a reading break.

This is not to say that the book was so bad that I need to stop reading, nor was it so good that everything else would pale in comparison. 375 more words