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Book Review: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Several months ago, my once-local library started a Fantasy / Science Fiction book club. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke was the fantasy book chosen for December 2022. I don’t have the book anymore, as the book club books are checked out … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve posted anything, let alone a book review. It’s not that I haven’t been reading. It’s more that I just haven’t taken the time to learn the new formatting options here. About two … Continue reading

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Book Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

I actually read Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst (Young Adult, 389 pages) last week and am only just now typing up my review. Better late than never, yes? “Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia … Continue reading

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Book Review: Briar Girls by Rebecca Kim Wells

My first book review of 2022 is Briar Girls by Rebecca Kim Wells (Young Adult, 342 pages). “Lena has a secret: the touch of her skin can kill. Cursed by a witch before she was born, Lena has always lived … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi

I started and finished Jacqueline Koyanagi‘s Ascension (science fiction, 331 pages) last night. I have to admit, this book has been on my shelf for years and I just finally read it last night because I wanted an adventurous story … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Xena Warrior Princess Omnibus Volume 1

Last night, I wanted something to read but I wasn’t sure how much I wanted to invest in new characters, stories, and worlds so I pulled the Xena Warrior Princess Omnibus Volume 1 from my shelf. I’d recently rewatched all … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Runaways (Pride and Joy 1 or Volume 1 issues 1-6)

This review is pretty incoherent and not structured as well as I would like. You’ve been warned. This is going to be a very lengthy, multi-part review of Marvel Comics’ Runaways and is going to contain a huge amount of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Higher, Further, Faster by Liza Palmer

I think I’d seen mentions of Higher, Further, Faster (Young Adult 249 pages) by Liza Palmer somewhere on the internet recently so I picked it up while at the bookstore last week. I started it and finished it immediately upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire (fantasy 169 pages) was on my Asexual reading list from 2018. As is usually the case, life happened and things got busy. “Eleanor West’s home for wayward children. No solicitations. No visitors. No … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

As my holiday book present this year, I received both the Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue (fantasy 501 pages) and the Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (fantasy 442 pages) by Mackenzi Lee. “Henry ‘Monty’ Montague was born and … Continue reading

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