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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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Review: Surface Detail

Surface Detail by Iain M. Banks My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book made me grin. Maybe it’s the warmonger-spacep0rn-battle-boy in me. When you have a warship, Abominator class, named “Falling Outside The Normal Moral Constraints,” gets involved, and giddy, as the book culminates due to seeing action. I just smiled and smiled. Getting […]

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Review: Excession

Excession by Iain M. Banks My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book tickled my fancy. What a strange universe. War footed aliens, an AI mind conspiracy, a love story gone weird, entanglements aplenty, and oh–an event of such proportion that freaks out a multi-thousand year old Culture. Yea. That’ll do. While I find Banks […]

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Review: Use of Weapons

Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 really..) I finished this a few weeks ago and I had trouble thinking of the review. I was in a stressful place and this book has a lot of back and forth in timelines and the engine that moves it forward […]

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Review: Waking Gods

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel My rating: 4 of 5 stars What an interesting book. I mean a lot of books you can tag an archetype and forecast the conclusion. With this series, I honestly had no idea what was about to happen. A giant robot we can barely control, a woman brought back from […]

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Review: Red Sister

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve admitted to hallucinating. I was going over books I wanted to read the other night and for some reason I thought this book was just a self-encapsulated story. Not a series. Cause I really hate starting a series at year one. I know, […]

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