Monthly Archives: September 2014

Retro Review: The Way of Kings – By Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson ★★★★ Tor, 2010. With Apple and Amazon currently offering free copies of The Way of Kings, the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s ambitious “Stormlight Archive”, I thought it would be a good time to revisit this sprawling fantasy. … Continue reading

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Review: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★★ FSG Originals, 2014. So this is how the series ends. Not with a bang, but a whisper. Acceptance, the stunning finale to Jeff VanderMeer’s “Southern Reach” trilogy doesn’t so much bring closure to the story, as it … Continue reading

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Review: Authority by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer ★★★ FSG Originals, 2014. In the second installment of his “Southern Reach” trilogy, Jeff VanderMeer expands the madness beyond the barrier surrounding Area X. Warning! If you haven’t read Annihilation, proceed with caution. There are plenty of spoilers … Continue reading

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October Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases

There is a wealth of new reads coming our way next month. Here are just a few to look out for. As always, be sure and check back here for reviews – I doubt they all will reviewed, but I … Continue reading

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Kim Harrison talks about ending “The Hollows”

I recently traded e-mails with urban fantasy bestseller Kim Harrison as she was touring to promote her latest Rachel Morgan novel, The Witch With No Name. And while this novel is her last “official” trip to the Hollows with Rachel … Continue reading

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