Category Archives: Books

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Book Review: Please Don’t Tell My Parents I Have a Nemesis

I was completely (and pleasantly) surprised when I happened to be browsing around Amazon the other day and found that Richard Roberts had just recently released the latest installment in his ongoing Please Don’t Tell My Parents series: Please Don’t … Continue reading

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I Bring the Fire Part I: Wolves

So, a little while ago, I decided to specifically try more urban fiction. That experiment, which I will elaborate on at some other time, has not gone so well. This review is about one of the better titles said experiment … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Things

Something occurs to me. Considering how long I’ve been experimenting with new novels, new series, and new authors, and considering how much I’m a fan of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files, one would think that a slightly larger chunk of my … Continue reading

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Akiri: The Scepter of Xarbaal

My pile of experimental reads is ever growing and unending. A number of them are waiting for special occasions to be bought and added to my kindle library, but when I see something intriguing for free on Amazon, I feel … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #117: Romantic Foundations

“All of us are lonely at some point or another, no matter how many people surround us. And then, we meet someone who seems to understand. She smiles, and for a moment the loneliness disappears. Add to that the effects … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni

This is one of those books that I read mostly just to experiment, but the synopsis actually intrigued me, so it was high on my “To Read” list. Synopsis is as follows: “The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting … Continue reading

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here (is a waste of time)

Once it gets through the lengthy list of awards and credentials surrounding this YA book and its author, the synopsis for The Rest of Us Just Live Here, by Patrick Ness, is: “What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The … Continue reading

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The Eye of Ra: A Big Backstory

The First was an superhero action drama that set up a universe. Evo Uprising was another action drama that developed that universe, fleshing it out some. I enjoyed both very much. The third book in the series, The Eye of … Continue reading

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Why I Couldn’t Finish Tabitha

Tabitha, by Andrew Hall, is about what one particular woman, the titular character, does after the end of the world. That sounds like quite a promising premise, right? Perhaps it is. But I could not finish it. There are a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardens of the Moon

To anyone waiting for George R.R. Martin’s next addition to his Game of Thrones/Song of Ice and Fire series, this book will probably do a lot for you. Gardens of the Moon, by Steven Erickson, is the first in an … Continue reading

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