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A Creature of Moonlight
Rebecca Hahn
Saffron And Brimstone: Strange Stories
Elizabeth Hand
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
Lois McMaster Bujold
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Kseniya Melnik
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reviewed: The Oversight
Like 'Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell'? How about Daniel O'Malley's 'The Rook'? Then you should get this book. The old-timey...
The Oversight - Charlie Fletcher
finished reading:
March 2014
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reviewed: The End is Nigh
If you liked John Joseph Adams' 'Wastelands' anthology; then this one is a must. The stories range from good to excellent.Thi...
The End is Nigh - John Joseph Adams,  Hugh Howey,  Ben H. Winters,  Annie Bellet,  Will McIntosh,  Megan Arkenberg,  Scott Sigler,  Jack McDevitt,  Nancy Kress,  Seanan McGuire,  Jonathan Maberry,  David Wellington,  Robin Wasserman,  Matthew Mather,  Paolo Bacigalupi,  Sarah Langan,  Des
finished reading:
March 2014
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reviewed: The Kraken King Part I: The Kraken King and the Scribbling Spinster (Iron Seas, #4.1)
Steampunk romance, hmmmmm?Well, it was free, it was a 'teaser' and I thought I'd give it a try, since the author has some goo...
The Kraken King Part I: The Kraken King and the Scribbling Spinster (Iron Seas, #4.1) - Meljean Brook
finished reading:
March 2014
27
reviewed: The Blackwell Pages 01. Loki's Wolves
A middle-grades book. The author is Kelley Armstrong - is the 'initial' thing an attempt to sell this book to boys? Aren't we...
The Blackwell Pages 01. Loki's Wolves - K. L. Armstrong;M. A. Marr
finished reading:
March 2014
25
reviewed: Shanghai Sparrow
Exceeds expectations!This book is just pure fun. Eveline Duchen has been orphaned and left to fend for herself on London’s gr...
Shanghai Sparrow - Gaie Sebold
finished reading:
March 2014
24
reviewed: They Shall Begin Again: A Novel
Not bad. From the brief description I'd read I was expecting a zombie novel, but the scenario pictured here is more like the ...
They Shall Begin Again: A Novel - Giacomo Papi
finished reading:
March 2014
23
reviewed: Reign of Ash (The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga)
The second in the series, directly following the cliffhanger ending of 'Ice Forged.' I'd recommend beginning with the first o...
Reign of Ash - Gail Z. Martin
finished reading:
March 2014
19
reviewed: The Taint of Midas
Ohhh... I didn't realize, reading the first in this series (Messenger of Athens) that this is a 'Seven Deadly Sins' series. T...
The Taint of Midas - Anne Zouroudi
finished reading:
March 2014
18
reviewed: The Messenger of Athens: A Novel
The author’s bio speaks glowingly of her love for the Greek Islands; so I was rather expecting a light and sun-drenched myste...
The Messenger of Athens - Anne Zouroudi
finished reading:
March 2014
17
reviewed: The Present
I've been reading Nancy Springer's fantasy since I was a pre-teen - and she's still going strong. Her work has a kind of pure...
The Present - Nancy Springer
reviewed: Colosseum: Arena of Blood
You know the most frustrating thing about traveling? It's passing by a bookstore and seeing all the books you've never heard ...
Colosseum: Arena of Blood - Simone Sarasso, Ross Alexander Nelhams
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finished reading:
March 2014
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reviewed: Saffron And Brimstone: Strange Stories
***** Cleopatra Brimstone. A budding entomologist suffers a traumatic attack, and goes all Ms. 45 on some probably-undeservin...
Saffron And Brimstone: Strange Stories - Elizabeth Hand
reviewed: Ice Forged (The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga)
This was my first book by Gail Z. Martin. From the cover (I’m not really sure why) I was expecting something a bit more milit...
Ice Forged - Gail Z. Martin
finished reading:
March 2014
13
reviewed: The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Tales and Conjurations
From the book description, I expected more magical realism here. But although this collection wasn't quite what I expected, I...
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Tales and Conjurations - Charles Johnson
reviewed: Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One
Well, this was a lot better than I expected! The cover makes this look like a paranormal romance. It’s not. It’s a humorous u...
Hounded - Kevin Hearne
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