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The Romanov Rescue

The Romanov Rescue is an alternate-history political and military novel, written by Kacey Ezell, Tom Kratman, and Justin Watson. The premise, as the title would indicate, is the chronicling of an account of what might have happened had someone chosen … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #374: The Promise of Law and Order

“Any kingdom that promises Law and Order surely has neither.” – Lancelot, Quests for Glory The School for Good and Evil, by Soman Chainani When Lancelot says this, he is referring to none other than the infamous Nottingham, with its … Continue reading

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Servants of (Grisly, Gripping, Gruesome) War

If the word “squeamish” applies to you, this is probably not the book for you. Being familiar with Larry Correia’s work in Monster Hunter International and The Saga of the Forgotten Warrior, I can confidently assert that he does not … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #373: Truth Over Lies

“Beware trying to bend the Truth to fit your story instead of facing it head-on… Because the more you bend the Truth to fit a story, the more it turns into Lies without you even realizing it.” – Lancelot, Quests … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #371: Keep it With You

“I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.” – Ebeneezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens Scrooge says this when he faced with the reality of his future, of Christmases yet to … Continue reading

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Spinning Silver, by Naomi Novik

Spinning Silver, by Naomi Novik, begins its story with why a young Jewish girl had to take over her father’s money-lending business, and from there it proceeds to follow the ripples of this single choice through the lives of the … Continue reading

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An Inheritance of Ashes

It’s a poetic title that turns out to be literal. An Inheritance of Ashes, by Leah Bobet, follows the story of a sixteen-year-old girl, Hallie. After some sort of apocalyptic event in which mankind’s modern cities all fell (for reasons … Continue reading

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The Keeper Chronicles Are a Keeper

The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews, is a fantasy trilogy consisting of A Threat of Shadows, Pursuit of Shadows, and Siege of Shadows. There is so much to say about these three books that I can hardly even select a … Continue reading

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The Not So Well Written

In the wake of a slaughter of wise scholars and the theft of a dangerous spell book of dark summoning magic, it falls to a young mage to pursue the truth and save the world from impending devastation. Farden is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #362: Human Worth

“I was running from them, from any of them who might turn out to be a decent person, who might turn out to be just as special as the people I loved. Who might deserve to live just as much … Continue reading

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