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The Wise Man’s Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)

Twice as deep as the first book it was absorbed faster than parched ground after a rainstorm. Beautifully articulated as we continue the education, remediation, trials, and tribulations of young Kvothe. The few sticking points I had were time and age-related. In this book Kvothe goes on a journey, there are 3 or so books […]

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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)

It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book like this. When I was in high school I read quite a bit of David Eddings work. While I can’t compare works, there was a feeling–something of magic, of growth, exploration, education. A mystery to be solved and great works to be had. This took […]

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Recommendations of Science Fiction Reading

I have a friend. Let’s call him Michael. Because that’s his name (haaaaa…ah). I asked him recently if he was a reader because I am an escapist always looking for a good book. Maybe others are too. He wasn’t actively a non-fiction reader but was open to some science fiction. Thinking about all the tomes […]

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Review: Raven Stratagem

Raven Stratagem by Yoon Ha Lee My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read some peers reviews of this before I dove in and I agree with their assessments. Who stole our Yoon Ha Lee and replaced him with someone who explains things. XD I fully expected this to be a mind warp of digging […]

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Review: A Conjuring of Light

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars A beautiful book and a really neat series. I like that it was a true trilogy and that it ended, even though I’d have loved to see more and I do hope the author may revisit the world because there is a […]

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Review: City of Miracles

City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was a fun series. Each book was separated by a handful of years. Enough time for perspectives, aging, getting comfy with the world and it’s quirks after the blink. I’d sorely like to read a novelette of the hey-day of gods […]

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Review: Bound

Bound by Benedict Jacka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Oh Alex, what fate is woven for you and your friends. These are such fun books. I needed a break in some science-fiction so I dove into the newly released Verus novel. One of those books you can just siphon down because it’s easy reading, […]

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