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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: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato

Beth Cato ★★★★ Harper Voyager, 2014. I’ve never been a huge steampunk reader – possibly because I read William Gibson and Bruce Sterling’s The Difference Engine and Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen well before the style became vogue and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Review: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Katherine Addison ★★ Tor, 2014. Dark fantasy author Sarah Monette, writing under the pseudonym of Katherine Addison, crafted this tale about the young, half-goblin son of an elven emperor who surprisingly ascended his father’s throne after an “accident” kills his … Continue reading

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