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Bookworm 2016: The Interestings

It is always good when a good book series maintains the expected quality throughout its run, as was the case with this year’s seventh installment of Stross’ Laundry Files, Kloos’ continuing battle against the Lanky invaders, or Abercrombie’s foray into the short story world of First Law. Robert Jackson Bennett continued the Divine Cities series […]

Bookworm 2013: The Whole Nine Fingers

Last year I read Joe Abercrombie’s Heroes, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Only later did I realize it was part of a larger universe, and the fifth in a line of books. Though a standalone title, much of the back story and some of the characters and their actions become much clearer once you burn through […]

Bookworm 2012: The Book with the Ironic Title

Quite a few things conspired against my reading Joe Abercrombie’s The Heroes. Most prominently, it is a book hyped left and right, and I have grown wary of overhyped books. Secondly, it is a fantasy novel, and there are very few fantasy stories I really find engaging – a few classics like Tolkien or Howard, […]

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    From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
    The Ophiuchi Hotline
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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    The Fractal Prince
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