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YA Wednesday: “Half a War” by Joe Abercrombie

Half a War Joe Abercrombie ★★★½ Del Rey, 2015. “Only half a war is fought with swords” Joe Abercrombie opens Half a War, the slightly disappointing finale to his YA “Shattered Sea” trilogy, with that epigram, as Father Yarvi’s oath … Continue reading

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Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel ★★★★ Knopf, 2014. How come when mainstream, award-winning novels flirt with sci-fi and fantasy, it seems to involve the apocalypse? Cormac McCarthy won the Pulitzer Prize with the bleak, cannibal-filled The Road. And now … Continue reading

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