Review: The Heroes

While the prior book might have been a slug through a bog this one was a rain-drenched battle and all the feelings that come along with it.

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Review: Best Served Cold

Returning the world Joe Abercrombie delivers another dark tale of people and the striving through the human condition. Here is a tale of vengeance and it’s dark countenance. It was good, but not his greatest work and here’s my take.

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Review: Echopraxia

Echopraxia by Peter Watts My rating: 4 of 5 stars Of roaches, bicameral, zombies, vampires–oh my. I think this book could have started being interleaved between the pages of the prior book and it would have had a nice transitional set/segue. It stands alone but it also marries. Where Blindsight captivated us in closed spaces […]

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Review: Blindsight

We have a not-so-far-in-the-future event that for a moment galvanizes humanity. A humanity on the brink of losing its humanity maybe for good reasons, maybe for selfish–but we’re changing and we can already see that beginning of change in today’s science.

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Review: The Obelisk Gate

It’s hard not to continue to come up with geological metaphors for this book. It’s dense, striated, complicated, a few pockets that formed that needed shoring up, but overall a great cross section that continues to evolve.

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Review: The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 4 of 5 stars   Liquid Hot Magma! This is a read that does not disappoint. It’s got some peculiarities and some rather off timed vulgarities but overall I found the entire beginning to this epic fascinating. The prose is well done. I can feel rocks now. […]

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Review: Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection

Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It took me a while to work through this book. I’ve rarely read novelette compilations before and I found it difficult to just want to read end-to-end. After each minisode I had to think about it. Take a night or two […]

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